Department of Fisheries Current Affairs, GK & News
To protect the interests of fish farmers and to benefit them from new technologies Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, launched the Online Market Place feature “Aqua Bazar” in the “MatsyaSetu” mobile app. Features of Aqua Bazar The app was developed by the ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIFA), Bhubaneswar, with the funding ..
Topics: Aqua Bazaar • Aqua Bazaar feature • Department of Fisheries • Fish Farmers • ICAR • Matsya Setu App • National Fisheries Development Board • PMMSY • Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY)
The Union Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh announced on February 7, 2021 that an investment of ₹ 400 crore will be made in Goa to make this state a fisheries hub of India. Key Facts The coastal state, Goa, has the potential for highest fish production across India. The state can also become a “fisheries hub” of India. ..
On January 8, 2020, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) announced that it has developed viable scientific method to cultivate Indian Pompano fish in ponds. Pompanos are marine fishes. Cultivating Indian Pompano in ponds will be a good alternative to shrimp. The financial assistance for the scientific invention was provided by the National Fisheries ..
The highlights of the Interim Budget 2019 presented by the Finance Minister are listed below: 6,000 rupees yearly direct support to farmers through PM-KISAN Programme. Pension of 3,000 rupees for unorganised sector workers earning up to 15,000 rupees through a mega Pension Scheme – Pradhan Mantri Shram- Yogi Maandhan. Present Income Tax rates to continue ..
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