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3rd Annual function of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana Organized in Indore

Utkarsh Classes 15-09-2023
3rd Annual function of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana Organized in Indore Madhya Pradesh 3 min read

The third annual function of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana-PMMSY will be organized in Indore, Madhya Pardesh.

The program will be addressed by Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Purushottam Rupala

About Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India is implementing Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana.

  • A scheme to bring about the Blue Revolution through sustainable and responsible development of the fisheries sector in India at an estimated investment of Rs. 20050 crores for holistic development of the fisheries sector including welfare of fishers. 
  • PMMSY is being implemented in all the States and Union Territories for a period of 5 years from FY 2020-21 to FY 2024-25.
  • PMMSY is designed to address critical gaps in the fisheries value chain from fish production, productivity and quality to technology, post-harvest infrastructure and marketing.

Aim

  • It aims to modernize and strengthen the value chain, enhance traceability and establish a robust fisheries management framework while simultaneously ensuring the socio-economic welfare of fishers and fish farmers.

Objectives

(a) Harnessing of fisheries potential in a sustainable, responsible, inclusive and

equitable manner

(b) Enhancing of fish production and productivity through expansion,

intensification, diversification and productive utilization of land and water

(c) Modernizing and strengthening of value chain - post-harvest management

and quality improvement

(d) Doubling fishers and fish farmers incomes and generation of employment

(e) Enhancing contribution to Agriculture GVA and exports

(f) Social, physical and economic security for fishers and fish farmers

(g) Robust fisheries management and regulatory framework

FAQ

Answer: Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India

Answer: Purushottam Rupala

Answer: Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Answer: For 5 years
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