administrative setup for Fisheries Management in the
area now comprising North West Frontier Province was
Stared for the first time in 1958, under the control
of Director Fisheries, West Pakistan Lahore (Ministry
of Agriculture) and continued as such till June 1970.
After the dismemberment
of one unit in 1970 the administrative setup was made
a Wing of NWFP Forest Department till June 1987.
On 01-07-1987, the Fisheries
Wing was declared as an Attached Department under the
administrative control of Secretary Forestry Fisheries
and Wildlife Department.
At present the Director
Fisheries is overall in charge of the Department ion
the Provincial level. The Director Fisheries is assisted
by $ Deputy Directors Fisheries and 21 Assistant Director
Fisheries/District Officered Fisheries in province.
This officer is supervising and coordinating the deve3lpmentalt
as well as conservational activities in their respective