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Bangladesh: Fisheries sector contribute 4.39 pc to the GDP July 23, 2020   |  Source: Daily Industry

The fisheries sector plays a very important role in the national economy, contributing 4.39 percent to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and about 2.79 percent of country’s export value comes from the inland fisheries sector. A total of 17 million people...

Odisha: Fish Production hits Kandhamal district July 23, 2020   |  Source: Orissa Post

The district administration had plans to scale up fish production in Kandhamal this year by roping in self-help groups (SHGs) under the Odisha Livelihood Mission (OLM). However, fish farming at several panchayat ponds has exhibited very poor output The to...

India and Maldives: India, Maldives Sign Contract To Set Up Fish Processing Plants July 23, 2020   |  Source: Business World

India and the Maldives on Wednesday signed a contract to set up fish processing plants at two of the islands in the Maldives. The island nation's Foreign Secretary Abdul Ghafoor and other officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and High Commissione...

Haryana: To give 10% subsidy for fisheries July 23, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

In a bid to promote fisheries, Haryana government has decided to provide a subsidy up to 40% to people belonging to general category and up to 60% to women and scheduled castes to start their business, a spokesperson of the department said. Unemployed you...

Pakistan: Blue economy: parallel option for economic growth by Jawaria Abbasi July 23, 2020   |  Source: Pakistan Today

The worsening economic situation is unfortunately not supporting the economic health of the country. On top of that the covid-19 andemic has brought in additional challenges to the prevailing economic situation. According to the government officials, the ...

Andhra Pradesh: Srikakulam town under lockdown again, 60000 migrants return home in total July 23, 2020   |  Source: Yahoo

With coronavirus numbers on the rise, lockdown has been enforced in Srikakulam town of Andhra Pradesh from Saturday. The Collector declared that for 14 days, Srikakulam district will be under lockdown. Only essential and emergency services will remain ope...

Kerala: Kochi's coastal areas hit by double whammy of sea erosion, Covid-19 spike July 23, 2020   |  Source: Deccan Herald

The coastal areas of Kochi in Kerala are struggling with the spike in Covid-19 cases and flooding of houses owing to sea erosion. The Chellanam coastal areas were the worst-hit with over hundred houses getting flooded. Over 200 persons in the locality als...

Tamil Nadu: Extending Kisan Credit Card Scheme (KCC) facility to fishers and farmers for their working capital requirements July 22, 2020   |  Source : Department of Fisheries, Tamil Nadu

The Union Finance Minister in the Budget speech during 2018-19 has announced to extend the facilities of Kisan Credit Card (KCC) facility to Animal Husbandry Farmers and Fisheries to meet their working capital requirements.In pursuance to the Budget anno...

India: Pact to end harmful fish subsidies difficult without special and differential treatment July 22, 2020   |  Source: Economic Times

India has said global negotiations on ending harmful fisheries subsidies cannot be concluded without providing carve outs for small and subsistence fishermen from developing countries. In a submission at the World Trade Organization on Monday, New Delhi s...

Kerala: CRZ violation alleged in construction of fishermen support centre at Kumbalam July 22, 2020   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Months after the demolition of Maradu apartment complexes for flouting the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) norms, a new complaint has come up from a nearby area. The construction of the livelihood support centre for fishermen by Kumbalam panchayat on the ba...

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