Punjab Government Organized First State-Level ‘Shrimp Mela’

Punjab Government has organized its first state-level ‘Prawn Fair’ (Shrimp mela).

This “Prawn Fair” or Shrimp mela is an effort of the state government to create awareness about shrimp farming.

Shrimp farming is an aquaculture-based activity in marine or freshwater to produce shrimp for human consumption.

By 2022-23, a total of 1,212 acres of land has been taken up for shrimp farming in southwest Punjab, with a total production of 2,413 tonnes of shrimp.