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September 26, 2023

A new fisheries policy in making to increase MP production and exports

A new fisheries policy is being developed, according to Madhya Pradesh Minister Tulsi Silawat, to boost fish production, exports, and the well-being of fishermen.

At this Madhya Pradesh Fisheries workshop 2022, Silawat was speaking.

“The state is charting out a new fisheries policy to boost fish production and for the social and economic upliftment of fishermen,” said the state minister for water resources, fishermen welfare, and fisheries minister.

The state government was working to rev up fish production, and was aiming to increase it to 3 lakh metric tonnes by next year from the current 2 lakh metric tonnes, he said.

The Central and the state governments were working hard for the welfare and upliftment of fishermen, Silawat said.

Efforts are on to increase the standard fry fish seeds to 200 crores in 2023 from 171 crores, he added.

“Ph.D. Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) mobilized senior international diplomats from five countries and brought out a knowledge report on MP Fisheries. The diplomats shared their expression of interest to collaborate with the state government in the fisheries sector,” Atul K Thakur, Joint Secretary, State Development Council, PHDCCI said.

First Secretary for Food and Agriculture at the Japanese Embassy, Ikko Watanabe Badri Prasad Tiwari is a counselor (economics) at the Indian Embassy in Nepal. First Secretary Do Duy Khanh of the Vietnamese Embassy, Participants in the workshop included Seewraj Nundlall, Counsellor (Investment & Trade) Market Development (Asia Division), High Commission of the Republic of Mauritius, and Donnawit Poolsawat, Consul-General, Royal Thai Consulate-General in Mumbai.

The workshop was attended by a sizable number of fishermen, fish farmers, and experts from various regions of the nation.

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