The government has taken steps to re- excavate 921 canals and 1,611 large and small ponds in the country’s 56 districts to encourage rural youths for fish and poultry farming.
“Re-excavation of canals and ponds will create employment opportunities for youths of poor families in rural areas that will bring dynamism in the rural economy. It will also ensure availability of surface water for rural people,” state minister for finance and planning MA Mannan told BSS.