GUWAHATI, June 29: As part of their Social Responsibility Programme, over 1,000 fingerlings were released into various community fisheries at Bakarapara village under Rani Development Block by the students of NPS Intertiol School, Guwahati on Wednesday.
According to a press release, fishery experts, accompanying the students, also educated the local populace, especially the youths about the different aspects of pisciculture.
The fingerlings of different species were released in the presence of the villagers, especially the youths, leading citizens of the locality and the headmaster of Bakarapara LP School, Phisenjit Swargiary.
NPS Intertiol School has adopted Bakarapara village under Rani Development Block as a model village under the long-term development programme med “NPS Intertiol School & Bakarapara Village, a Socio-economic Development Initiative”.
As part of this initiative, the magement of the school distributed various items, mely books, cloths, shoes, items relating to the health and hygiene of the villagers etc., during various programmes organized in the village from time to time.
Soon after releasing the fingerlings in the community fisheries in the village, the unemployed youths of the village were also given knowledge on fisheries and career on pisciculture.
Addressing the local youths, founder and chairman of NPS Intertiol School reiterated the school’s commitment to improve the socio-economic condition of the village.