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Rupala emphasises on sustainable fishing practices with minimal environmental impacts
Wednesday, 31 May, 2023, 08 : 00 AM [IST]
Our Bureau, New Delhi
The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India launched the Phase VI of Sagar Parikrama, programme on the occasion of 75th Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

The programme has been organised through a pre-decided sea route covering coastal states/Union Territories. The two-day Phase VI was organised at Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the Union Territory of India, which started from Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA) – Marine Product Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Kodiyaghat, Port Blair to understand the Domestication of Tiger Shrimp Project.

Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying in the presence of Keshav Chandra, IAS, Chief Secretary, Government of Andaman &Nicobar, Dr L.N Murthy, National Fisheries Development Board, grace the occasion.  The Sagar Parikarma  would be proceeding towards the other locations are like Panighat Fish landing center, VK Pur Fish Lending Center, Hutbay, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Islands. This programme began with a warm welcome of Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying by fisher men and women with garlands and bunch of flowers.

While addressing on the occasion, Rupala recognised the critical role of fish farmers in meeting the growing demand and the invaluable contributions of our fishermen and fish farmers who tirelessly work to provide a vital source of food and sustenance. Rupala emphasised on sustainable fishing practices that not only increase productivity but also minimise environmental impacts.

Union Minister informed that due to high demand of fishermen from all over the country to support them in improving their livelihood, Prime Minister established a separate department of fisheries and since 1950 to 2014, the investment in fisheries sector was of around Rs 3,681 crore. After that the government introduces the schemes such as PMMSY, FIDF and others with budget of approx. Rs 32,000 crore. has been made for the development of fisheries sector by understanding the ground realities.

Union Minister interacted with the beneficiaries such as fish farmers, fishermen present at the event. Many beneficiaries shared their ground level experiences with Rupala and highlighted their issues as well as appraised for the tremendous contribution that KCC and PMMSY scheme has been introduced in the life of fishermen and fishing community.

Further, he felicitated the beneficiaries like fishermen, fish farmers and other stakeholders the sanction of Kisan Credit Card (KCC). The KCC camps were organized at various locations such as Junglighat Fish Landing Centre, Panighat Fish Landing Centre etc. During the camp the application pertaining to KCC cards were distributed to the fishermen and supported them to fill the forms with the help of Sagar Mitras.
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