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India: Garware Technical Fibres leads the mechanized fishing market in India January 18, 2021   |  Source: Equity Bulls

The Indian fisheries sector contributes about 1% to India's GDP playing a significant role in the Indian economy. And Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (GTFL) is one of India's largest technical textiles manufacturer which dominates the mechanized fishing mark...

Kerala: Hologram Registration Boards to ensure safety of Kerala fishermen January 18, 2021   |  Source: UNI India

In an effort to ensure the safety of seafaring fishermen, Kerala is installing high-security registration boards on fishing boats, for the first time in the world. The project is being implemented by the State Fisheries Department for the complete protect...

Bangladesh: Witness to a silent fish revolution January 18, 2021   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Bangladesh’s annual fish production has increased nearly two and a half times over the past two decades, helping the country keep fish prices low and increase protein consumption. Just released official statistics show, Bangladesh’s yearly fish output...

Bangladesh: Set to lose Tk 6.0b due to China's ban on exports of eel, crab January 18, 2021   |  Source: The Financial Express

Bangladesh is set to lose Tk 6.0 billion in export revenue as export of live crab and eel fish to China has remained halted for more than six months, industry insiders said. Bangladesh Live and Chilled Food Exporters Association (BLCFEA) has recently requ...

Kerala: Gender budgeting touches Rs.4,025-cr. January 18, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu

Gender budgeting in the State has continued to move in the right direction with allocations for women going to 19.54%, a huge improvement from 11.4% in 2017-18. The gross provision for women in the State budget in 2020-21 was 18.4%. While the allocation f...

Kerala: Caught in Chinese net, Kerala seafood exporters lose crores, seek govt help by Manoj Viswanathan January 18, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express

China's suspension of the import of Indian seafood products has added to the woes of exporters in Kerala already hit by the Covid pandemic. According to the Seafood Exporters Association of India (SEAI), China has rejected Indian fish consignments allegin...

Gujarat: Three fishing boats gutted at Mangrol jetty January 18, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

Three fishing trawlers were gutted and two were damaged beyond repair as a fire broke out at the new jetty in Mangrol town of Junagadh district on Friday night. One of the boats parked at the jetty suddenly caught fire which spread further to four more bo...

Pakistan: Govt had formed committee to register fish processing plants to improve exports by Zafar Bhutta January 18, 2021   |  Source: The Express Tribune

The law minister has raised question over the inspection committee constituted to register fish processing plants to boost exports of fisheries. The government had formed the inspection committee for the registration of fish processing plants in a bid to ...

Uttarakhand: In a first, US Nagar admin to promote biofloc fish farming technology by Aakash Ahuja January 18, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the state, the Udham Singh Nagar administration has introduced the biofloc farming technology to promote intensive aquaculture. The biofloc exhibition unit has been established in the district at a cost of Rs 7.5 lakh....

Assam: Bihu spirits high as people throng fish markets on uruka January 18, 2021   |  Source: The Shillong Times

The fish markets of Assam were chock-a-block from the wee hours of Wednesday as people braved the winter chill and inflated prices to happily take home the essentials for the uruka feast. From moderate to huge, there were fish of various sizes, some as he...

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