10th Edition of Sagar Parikrama
India’s Fisheries Minister Parshottam Rupala inaugurated the 10th edition of Sagar Parikrama – a coastal yatra spreading awareness about government welfare schemes among fishermen.
Key Focus Areas
The 15-day journey spans fishing harbors and villages across Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry. Interactions center on:
- Familiarizing beneficiaries with existing initiatives
- Distributing assets provisioned under fisheries development schemes
- Facilitating credit access through fisher Kisan Credit Cards
- Addressing grievances and ground realities
It also explores sustainable fishing opportunities while recognizing exemplary efforts.
Sagar Parikrama signifies the government’s hands-on approach to further empower the fishing community.
The coast-to-coast outreach drive promotes participatory last-mile delivery across the fisheries value chain.
Officials hope that translating training and assets into enhanced, sustainable marine productivity will unlock the sector’s immense growth potential.
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