Today is World Fisheries Day

Today is World Fisheries Day. Fishing communities worldwide celebrate the day through rallies, workshops, cultural programmes and exhibitions highlighting the importance of human lives, of water and the lives it sustains.

In a tweet, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh lauded the efforts of the fisherfolks in enhancing fish production, creating avenues of Employment and Nutritional Security.

He said, the Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund of 7,522 crore rupees will augment production and create more jobs.

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