Department for fisheries: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
World Fisheries Day: November 21
Published: November 20, 2020
Every year, the World Fisheries Day is celebrated on November 21. Why is it important to celebrate World Fisheries Day? According to the United Nations, more than two-thirds of the world fisheries are overfished. Therefore, it is important to celebrate the day to create awareness about sustainable fishing. What is the theme of the World ..
First Tripartite Agreement on Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Fund
Published: December 23, 2019
On December 23, 2019, the department of fisheries (GoI), NABARD and Tamil Nadu Government signed an agreement to implement Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Fund (FIDF). The tripartite agreement set a total of Rs 7522 crores to address the infrastructure requirement of fisheries sector. Highlights The fund includes setting up of berth facilities for safe landing ..
Interim Budget 2019: What’s there for Agriculture
Published: February 1, 2019
The Union Minister of Finance Piyush Goyal presented the interim budget. The various provisions in the budget related to the Agricultural sector are listed below: The budget announced a farm support scheme for farmers owning up to 2 hectares of lands. These farmers will get Rs 6,000 per year in three equal instalments effective from ..