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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