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Maharashtra: State govt to boost fish output to double farmers’ income in region 18 Apr 2018
 
The Maharashtra government will promote fisheries as an allied activity to agriculture to double farmers’ income by 2022. Doubling farmers’ income by way of non-farm sources is high on agenda of Narendra Modi government at Centre     
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Source: The Times of India
Manipur can have fishery projects: Vice President 18 Apr 2018
 
Vice President M. Venkaih Naidu on Wednesday said that there could be various fishery and aquarium projects in Manipur to increase income of farmers since the state has sufficient rainfall round the year.     
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Source: Business Standard
Marine industry panel identifies ten fishery in India for MSC certification 06 Apr 2018
 
Observing that eco-labelling certification awarded by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is crucial for bolstering export value of Indian fisheries, a panel of stakeholders in marine fisheries sector has decided to take joint efforts to obtain the certification     
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Source: Business Line
Andhra Pradesh considering “aqua zones” to regulate shrimp farming 06 Apr 2018
 
A growing number of unauthorized shrimp farms has pushed India’s Andhra Pradesh government to come up with a plan to declare so-called “aqua zones” across the state     
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Source: SeaFoodSource
Production doubled, still Meghalaya imports 21,000 MT of fish 05 Apr 2018
 
Fish production has doubled in Meghalaya in the last five years, but it still imports 21,000 MT of fishes annually from Andhra Pradesh and Assam, the Assembly was informed today.     
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Source: The New Indian Express
Exporters fish for smaller shrimp to meet demand 04 Apr 2018
 
Rising demand for smaller shrimp is compelling Indian seafood exporters to tweak their shipments to suit the global palate. India has been traditionally strong in the big-size farmed shrimp ranging from 20 to 40 counts per kg, but now they are encouraging farmers to go for multiple harvests to meet the requirement for small shrimps, which could help the farmers in the long run     
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Source: The Economic Times
Bengal Govt to cultivate hilsa in ponds and rivers 04 Apr 2018
 
In a significant stride towards becoming self-reliant in the production of hilsa (ilish), the State Fisheries Department will now take up the cultivation of the fish in ponds and rivers     
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Source: webindia123
Fish production boost-Bihar 03 Apr 2018
 
Bihar produced 25,000 metric tonnes of fish more in 2017-18 than the previous fiscal.According to state fisheries directorate data, the state produced 5.35 lakh metric tonnes of fish till February 2018, while the figure for 2016-17 was 5.10 lakh metric tonnes.     
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Source: The Telegraph
Aquaculture set to get major boost in State 01 Apr 2018
 
The decision to set up a world-class Aquatic Quarantine Facility and Brood-stock Multiplication Centre at Bangarammapeta in Nakkapalli mandal at a cost of ?68 crore has brought cheer to aqua farmers of the State     
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Source: The Hindu
India to reinforce position as top trader of farmed shrimp in 2018 28 Mar 2018
 
India will reinforce its position as the largest global producer and exporter of farmed shrimp in 2018, with the production anticipated to touch 7 lakh tonnes, provided prices hold good.     
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Source: The Economic Times