Move Aimed At Trebling Export Of Fish & Fish Products In Next Five Years

This report for the year ended 31 March 2012 has been prepared for submission to the President under Article 151 of the Constitution.

The Central government has sanctioned a grant of Rs 1.89 crore for the modernisation and construction of fish landing centres in the state reservoirs under the scheme of the National Fisheries Development Board, Hyderabad.

Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri, who also holds the portfolio of fisheries, said here today that the state was concentrating on maintaining the quality of fish in state reservoirs to benefit those involved in the avocation.

Exotic fish varieties will not be introduced in reservoirs as part of the reservoir fisheries programme, said P. Krishnaiah, Chief Executive Officer, National Fisheries Development Board.

Talking to mediapersons here on the sidelines of the Asian-Pacific Aquaculture and giant prawn conference, Mr.