World Fisheries Day, celebrated on November 21, is dedicated to highlighting the critical importance of healthy ocean ecosystems and to ensure sustainable stocks of fisheries in the world. Fishing communities celebrate this day through rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural dramas, exhibitions, and music shows. It is celebrated to draw attention towards the importance of aquatic creature in our daily life and significance of protein in our diet. There are many challenges which fisheries are facing nowadays. To overcome these Punjab fisheries department also celebrate this day annually on 21November to generate awareness regarding fisheries in public. Events are hosted by Punjab fisheries department in school colleges and universities.
To generate awareness in public about the importance of fisheries as students are our future leading man power.
Students learnt about importance of fisheries and conservation of endangered species in local water and how they could play their role in fisheries
A cross question has been held in which students asked question related to fisheries from worthy Director of Punjab fisheries department biodiversity Chashma barrage and he answered the queries of students.
Dirctor: Dr Ehsan Mehmood Bhatti
Punjab Fisheries Department Biodiversity Chashma Barrage
Deputy Director: Ashir Azeem
Biodiversity hatchery Chashma Barrage