Promotion of Trout Farming

  • Project Gestation Period:                     5 Years (2019-24)
  • Project Cost:                                          Rs. 2355.13 Million

Federal Share:                                        Rs. 1570.27 Million

KP Province:                                           Rs. 756.86 Million

PublicSub-Total                                     Rs. 2327.13 Million

Private sector share:                               Rs. 28.00 Million

  • The specific objectives of the project are:
  • Enhance capacity for quality trout seed production through infrastructure development.
  • Support for establishment of trout farms in private sector.
  • Promote cage culture technology.
  • Value chain development for trout fish produce
  • Training & Capacity Building of Public/Private sector.
  • Improved Government service delivery to promote trout farming.

Scope of the Project / proposed interventions:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Component           (Rs. 1261.43 Million)

Establishment of 287 trout fish farms in private sector on matching grant basis

Provision of seed to fish farmers

Establishment of one new trout fish hatchery

Renovation & up-gradation of existing seven trout hatcheries

Establishment of cold-water fisheries training & research centre

Procurement of imported eyed ova to replace parent trout fish stocks

The federal government will provide 40% of the KP component cost while 60% will be paid by KP Government.

  • Gilgit Baltistan Component       (Rs. 493.5 Million)
  • Two new trout hatcheries and renovation & extension of seven existing hatcheries.
  • Support for Private sector trout farming: upgradation of existing 127 trout farms and establishment of 73 new farms. 
  • Development of 50 demonstration cage units