Fishing in India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Mizoram witnessing Growth in Pisciculture

Pisciculture means controlled breeding and rearing of fish. Fishery is a sustainable livelihood. It supports about 60 million people in our country. It also contributes to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and have foreign exchange earnings as well. It provides food and nutritional security to the people. What is in news? Mizoram is witnessing exponential ..

Kufos’ first global conference on blue economy

The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) is set to organize Aquabe 2019 –India’s first international conference on Blue Economy and Aquatic Resources from November 28 to 30. Around 500 stakeholders representing various countries are expected to be the part of this conference to discuss the potential of development and growth of the ..

5th Aqua Aquaria India 2019 held in Hyderabad

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 5th edition of Aqua Aquaria India 2019, which is organized by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) under the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The event was held at HITEX exhibition center in Hyderabad from 30th August to 1st September. The theme of the 2019 edition ..

Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRIties up with ISRO to protect coastal wetlands

In a major attempt to build resilience against the impact of climate change, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) and the Space Applications Centre (SAC) of ISRO have joined together to map, validate and protect smaller wetlands in the coastal region aimed at restoring them through coastal livelihood programmes. Both the organizations will develop ..

KS Srinivas appointed as Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority

KS Srinivas, a 1997 batch IAS officer of the Kerala cadre, has been appointed the new Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA). Prior to this post, he served as Joint Secretary in Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers’ Welfare. The MPEDA was constituted in 1972 under the MPEDA Act 1972 and is headquartered ..