Department for fisheries Current Affairs - 2020

What are FISH CRYOBANKS?

The National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (ICAR-NBFGR)  has reported on September 21, 2020 that Fish sperm cryobanking technology is undergoing field level validation. It has shown a potential to improve fish seed quality. The Fish sperm cryobanking technology is in experimental stage currently. The establishment of the fish cryobanks for fish seed production will Read More…

First Tripartite Agreement on Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Fund

On December 23, 2019, the department of fisheries (GoI), NABARD and Tamil Nadu Government signed an agreement to implement Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Fund (FIDF). The tripartite agreement set a total of Rs 7522 crores to address the infrastructure requirement of fisheries sector. Highlights The fund includes setting up of berth facilities for safe landing Read More…

Interim Budget 2019: What’s there for Agriculture

The Union Minister of Finance Piyush Goyal presented the interim budget. The various provisions in the budget related to the Agricultural sector are listed below: The budget announced a farm support scheme for farmers owning up to 2 hectares of lands. These farmers will get Rs 6,000 per year in three equal instalments effective from Read More…