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Fish is potentially important source of animal protein in Pakistan and is also a significant source of foreign exchange earnings. With the rapid growth of population, the fish is going to play a vital role to supplement the animal of the protein requirements of the diet of the people.

Scope of Work

The Punjab fisheries department after 14th August 2001 was divided into two

parallel fisheries set ups one under provincial and other under district Government. As per Government policy all fisheries assets were being handed over to provincial fisheries department.

The District Government set-up, the Distinct Department will provide all sorts of technical extension services in private sector i-e imparting technical know how required for establishment of new fish farms, training through open training schools, workshops local publicity and awareness.

Yearly Managment Calendar

Month

Grow-out Pond

Nursing Pond

January

Dry Pond

Maintain water at required level

February

Dry pond to cracking

Maintain water at required level

March

Plough the pond bottom until smooth

Maintain water at required level

 

Spread organic manure evenly on bottom

Prepare for harvest of advanced fingerlings.

 

Fill the pond with water

 
 

Add inorganic fertilizers, dissolve, disperse evenly

 

April

Transfer advanced fingerlings from the nursery pond to the grow-out pond

 
 

Maintain water at required level

Drain, dry pond

 

Apply fertilizers at the required level

 

May

Maintain water at required level

Dry bottom to cracking, plough the pond

 

Apply fertilizers at the required level

 
 

Monitor growth on monthly basis

 

June

Maintain water at required level

Plough the pond until smooth

 

Apply fertilizers at the required level

Spread organic manure evenly on bottom

 

Monitor growth

Fill the pond with water

   

Add inorganic fertilizer, dissolve, disperse evenly

   

Maintain water at required level

   

Stock with fingerlings of Silver, Grass Carps.

     

July

Maintain water at required level

Maintain water at required level

 

Apply fertilizers at the required level

Apply fertilizers at the required level

 

Monitor growth

Monitor growth

   

Stock with fry of rohu, Mori, Thaila.

August

Maintain water at required level

Maintain water at required level

 

Apply fertilizers at the required level

Apply fertilizers at the required level

 

Monitor growth

Monitor growth

September

Maintain water at required level

Maintain water at required level

 

Apply fertilizers at the required level

Apply fertilizers at the required level

 

Monitor growth

Monitor growth

October

Maintain water at required level

Maintain water at required level

 

Apply fertilizers at the required level

Apply fertilizers at the required level

 

Monitor growth

Monitor growth

November

Maintain water at required level

Maintain water at required level

 

Initial harvest of fish by netting and marketing

 

December

Harvest by draining entire pond for marketing

Maintain water at required level

 

Drain, dry pond

 

 

 
Province Punjab
Location 30.2°′″N, 71.45°′″E
Altitude 710 Feet
Area 3,721km²
Time Zone (GMT +5)
Towns 6 Towns
Population 5 Million
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