fisheries sector Current Affairs, GK & News

July 10: National Fish Farmers Day

National Fish Farmers Day is observed on July 10, annually in India. Key Facts The day is celebrated to exhibit solidarity with fish farmers, fisher folks, and concerned stakeholders across India. Year 2022 marked the 65th National Fish Farmers Day. The day was celebrated in virtual mode by the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & ..

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Balasore (Odisha) receives “Best Marine District Award”

On the occasion of World Fisheries Day on November 21, 2021, Balasore district in Odisha received India’s “Best Marine District” award. Key Points Award ceremony was organised by ministry of fisheries, animal husbandry & dairying. Award was handed over by Union minister for fisheries, animal husbandry & dairying, Parshottam Rupala to director of fisheries of ..

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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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MPEDA- NCDC MoU to promote Export-Oriented Marine Product

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) have signed an MoU to promote the Export-Oriented Marine Product. Highlights The MoU was signed in order to synergise the programmes related to export-oriented capture and culture in fisheries sectors and other allied sectors. It was signed by the chairman of ..

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Fisheries Sector: ₹ 400 Crore Investment to be made in Goa

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. ..

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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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