Aquaculture Current Affairs, GK & News

Minister launches “Matsya Setu” app for Fishermen

Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Giriraj Singh launched Online Course Mobile App “Matsya Setu” for fishermen. About Matsya Setu App Matsya Setu app was developed by ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIFA), Bhubaneswar. Funding support was provided by National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad. This app comprises of species-wise or subject-wise self-learning ..

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First indigenous vaccine for fish developed in India

The Central Institute of Brackish Aquaculture located in Chennai has developed an indigenous vaccine for Viral Nervous Necrosis. The name of the vaccine is Nodavac-R Viral Nervous Necrosis The disease is caused by the Betanodavirus. It mostly affects teleost fish. More than forty species are affected by this virus and most of them are marine ..

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eSanta: Platform for Marine Products

The Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal recently launched a platform called “eSanta” for marine products. The main aim of the platform is to empower aqua farmers. About eSanta The farmers can sell their produce in eSanta portal. It is a bridge between the buyers and the farmers. The eSanta portal eliminates the necessity of middlemen ..

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MPEDA Multilingual Call Centre for Aquafarmers

The Marine Products Export Development Authority recently launched a multilingual call centre for Aquafarmers. The initiative is first of its kind in the country. It will address the technical issues and impart knowledge about efficient farming methods round the clock. About the Call Centre The Call Centre will mainly cater to the Aquafarmers of Andhra ..

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Rice- Fish Farming System

In view of the increasing challenge to ensure food security and sustainable agricultural intensification, the benefits of extensively adopting rice- fish farming system in India is being discussed. About the System Rice cum fish farming is a type of co-culture system in agriculture where paddy cultivation is combined with rearing of aquatic animals like fish, ..

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