Chandigarh: Chandigarh’s lifeline Sukhna Lake which is already a favourite tourist destination is all set to offer more. The lake is flocked by tourists for exciting sports activities including boating and kayaking. Adding more flavour and fun, a Fish Cafe is being planned at Sukhna Lake for those who are fond of fishing and enjoy eating fish as well.
The fish seed farm at the regulatory end of Sukhna Lake will be upgraded. This will be done to promote aquaculture and fishing activities. Experts from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana visited the fish seed farm and toured the entire infrastructure. The administration accepted the proposal given by the Dean of the University to upgrade the farm.
Advisor Dharam Pal held a meeting with the officials on this proposal that promotes eco-tourism. The Dean has given a plan to build a state-of-the-art Public Aquarium. Director Animal Husbandry said that a Fish Cafe will be built here where the facility of fish catching and cooking will be provided. Initially, Gambusia fish will be promoted as it also contributes to the prevention of dengue malaria mosquito. The Advisor has approved the signing of the MoU with the University of Ludhiana.