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India: Fish production up from 10.26 MMT in ’14-15 to 13.42 MMT in ’2018-2019 July 12,2019   |  Source: FNB News

The State/UT-wise details of the fish production in the country during the last three years (2016-17 to 2018-19) was furnished at Annexure-I and the current year fish production data has not been reported by the State. The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying is implementing the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) on Blue Revolution: Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries with the following components:

(i) Development of inland fisheries and aquaculture,
(ii) Development of marine fisheries, infrastructure and post-harvest operations
(iii) National Scheme on Welfare of Fishermen
(iv) Strengthening of database and geographical information system of the fisheries sector
(v) Monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) and other need-based interventions
(vi) Institutional arrangement for fisheries sector
(vii) National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) and its activities

The CSS aims and focusses on increasing of fish production in the country and the fish production has increased from 10.26 million metric tonne (MMT) in 2014-15 to 13.42 MMT (provisional) in 2018-19. The CSS on Blue Revolution: Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries inter-alia provides financial assistance to the state governments and Union

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