Fishing industry: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Bangladesh Grants Special Permission for Export of Hilsa Fish to India

The Bangladesh Government granted permission to India so as to export Hilsa fish. in the view of. Earlier, in 2012, the Government of Bangladesh imposed a ban on export of Hilsa fish to. However, India continues to export fish during the Durga Puja with the government’s permission. Around 500 tonnes were imported from Bangladesh during ..

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 ..

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 ..