Centre nod to integrated aqua park in U'khand's Sitarganj

Updated: Mar 29 2023 10:03PM

Dehradun, Mar 29 (PTI) The Centre has approved the establishment of an Integrated Aqua Park at Sitarganj in Uttarakhand's Udham Singh Nagar district, according to an official statement issued on Wednesday.

It will be built at a cost of Rs 44.50 crore, it said. The central government's contribution in this centrally assisted scheme to be made under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana will be Rs 40.05 crore.

The Project Appraisal Committee of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana had recommended setting up of the park at Sitarganj, an official release here said. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for approving the project, saying it would boost fish production in the state and increase the income of farmers and fishermen.