BOMDILA, Jun 20: West Kameng deputy commissioner Akriti Sagar distributed farm machinery and equipment to fish farmers of the district here on Thursday.

Distributing the items to beneficiaries, the DC lauded the fish farmers for their dedication and hard work in the field of fisheries.

It is the first time the state government has initiated a scheme to distribute essential tools and equipment to fish farmers, and stressed the importance of using these tools properly to maximise their benefits and output, she said.

The DC encouraged beneficiaries to motivate other fish farmers to use the tools and equipment, thereby enhancing their production with the help of the tools.

On the occasion, district fisheries development officer MC Adak and fishery officer PK Thungon also spoke.