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21 June 2016
New Policy to Increase India's Fish Export Earnings
INDIA - India has set an ambitious target to increase the country's export earnings from fish and fish products from Rs 33,441 crore in 2014-15 to Rs 1,00,000 crore...
17 May 2016
India's 2016 Marine Fish Production Below Estimates
INDIA - Marine fish production in the country stood at 3.58 million tonnes in 2015-16, against the potential yield of 4.41 million tonnes estimated for India's exclusive...
31 March 2016
MPEDA, Tata Trusts to Help Rural Communities Move to Aquaculture
INDIA - The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has partnered with Tata Trusts to help rural communities which are dependent on fisheries and aquaculture....
09 February 2016
Odisha State Aims to Produce 500,000 MT Fish in 2015/16
INDIA - The Odisha state government has set a target to produce five lakh metric tonne (MT) (500,000 MT) fish in 2015-16, said the fisheries and animal resources...
05 January 2016
Rs.3,000 crore Scheme Approved for India's Fisheries
INDIA - The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minster Narendra Modi, has approved a Rs.3,000 crore umbrella scheme for the integrated...
09 November 2015
India to Revise National Policy on Marine Fisheries
INDIA - The minister of agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh, has announced that the government is in the process of revising the National Policy on Marine Fisheries which...
05 November 2015
Norway Looks to Double Seafood Exports to India
INDIA - Norway is looking to double its seafood exports to India over the next few years and so is urging the Indian government to improve the country's marine regulatory...
19 October 2015
Odisha Targets Rs 10,000 Crore from Marine Exports by 2020
INDIA - Odisha is the first state in India to adopt a comprehensive fishery policy, which aims to generate revenue worth Rs.10,000 crore from marine food exports...
09 October 2015
Mumbai gets First Ever Live Seafood Mart
INDIA - Cambay Tiger - India’s finest seafood brand - has launched the city’s first ever LIVE seafood mart in Bandra, the heart of Mumbai....
06 July 2015
Record Revenue from Indian Seafood Exports
INDIA - India exported a record one million tonnes of sea food in the last fiscal year, the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has said....
29 June 2015
Andhra Pradesh Announces New Fisheries Policy for Aquaculture Development
INDIA - Andhra Pradesh's Agriculture Minister, P Pulla Rao, has announced that the state government has devised a new fisheries policy with the aim of enhancing...
12 June 2015
Melghat Farmers’ Eye Sustainable Fishing Technique
INDIA - In order to try and save the environment from further deterioration, Melghat fishermen are being taught more sustainable fishing methods....
08 June 2015
Odisha to Spend $4 Million on Lake Chilka Development
INDIA - In order to develop lake Chilka for fishermen’s benefit, Odisha state will spend $4 million (Rs 26.74 crore) during the fiscal year....
05 June 2015
India's Marine Fish Catch Down by 5 Per Cent in 2014
INDIA - With marine pollution and changes in temperature in the ocean climate, India’s marine fish catch has recorded at drop of five per cent in 2014....
India not Tapping Deep Sea Fisheries Resources
INDIA - With an exclusive economic zone of 2.17 million sq km of deep sea, India is yet to make use of its 541,000 sq km zone rich with marine resources....
14 May 2015
Iconic Indian Fish on Brink of Extinction
INDIA - The legendary humpback Mahseer, one of the world’s most iconic freshwater fish, is on the brink of extinction according to scientists from Bournemouth...
05 May 2015
Odisha to Set Up Quality Control Lab for Marine Products
INDIA - Odisha government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) to set up a laboratory for...
India’s Seafood Exports to EU to Touch $1.6 Billion
INDIA - India’s seafood exports to the European Union (EU) will touch $1.6 billion during the 2014-15 fiscal year, Leena Nair, chairperson of Marine Products Export...
09 April 2015
Government Go-Ahead Still Needed for New Fisheries Policy
INDIA - The draft Fisheries Policy from the state of Odisha is still waiting on approval from the state government's finance department, despite being submitted...
06 March 2015
Kerala Launches Value Added Fish Food Chain
India - In order to exploit the vast potential of its coastal and backwaters, the Kerala state government has launched the fish fast food chain under the brand name...
16 February 2015
Four New Fish Species Discovered in India
INDIA - Four new species of fish have been discovered in Kerala....
21 January 2015
Kerala Fisheries to Set Up Business Incubation Centre
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) is setting up Business Incubation Centre and Start-up Villages in collaboration with industrial...
15 January 2015
India Top Prawn Exporter to US in 2014
INDIA - During January - November 2014, India ranked as the biggest exporter of prawns to the US....
14 January 2015
First Solar Powered Fish Refrigeration Truck Begins Testing
INDIA - A first-of-its-kind solar-powered cold storage truck for fish has been launched in Colachel, Kanyakumari district....
13 January 2015
India Seeks Australian Collaboration in Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
INDIA - The Indian Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is seeking collaboration from Australia for its fisheries, aquaculture, agriculture and food processing sectors....
29 December 2014
Indian Agri Minister Stresses Need for PPP in Fisheries Sector
INDIA - To promote the fisheries and aquaculture sector in the country, there is a need to encourage public private partnership (PPP), Indian Agriculture Minister,...
26 November 2014
India Can be Major Player in World Fisheries, says Minister
INDIA - With a view to make India a major player in world fisheries sector, we will have to exploit our 8,118 kilometer coastal line, Indian agriculture minister,...
25 November 2014
Blue Revolution to Revitalise India’s Fisheries Sector, Says Assocham
INDIA - India’s apex industry body, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (Assocham) has said that the government’s renewed focus on the fisheries...
18 November 2014
Agricultural Minister Discusses Fisheries Funding
INDIA - The Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh, has held a review meeting in Mumbai with state government officials of agriculture and animal husbandry...
17 November 2014
India’s Blue Revolution to Focus on Fish Production
INDIA - In order to increase the production of fish in the country, India will soon launch a blue revolution....
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