20 March, New Delhi, India (ANI): The actions of farmers in Sirsa, Haryana, to highlight the advantages of the PM Matasya Sampada Yojana was lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Prime Minister added that this action is a representation of women’s rights.
The Prime Minister was responding to Ms. Sunita Duggal, a Sirsa MP, who had tweeted about how local farmers have adopted PMMSY.
The labor of our farmer brothers and sisters in Sirsa brings about the advantages of the PM Matsya Sampada Yojana, but it is also a sign of women’s rights, the prime minister said in a tweet.
Together with the Fishing Department of the Government of Karnataka, the Government of India’s Fishing Ministry, Animal Husbandry and Dairy, and the National Fisheries Development Board,
Sagar Parikrama Phase IV, which began on March 17, 2023, is being observed by members of the Indian Coast Guard, Fisheries Survey of India, and fishermen’s representatives from Mormugao Port, Goa. Dr. L. and Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairy Parshottam Rupala.
In the attendance of Jatindra Nath Swain, IAS, Director (Fishing), Murugan, Minister of State for Fishing industry, AH, and Dairy, began the Sagar Parikrama Phase-IV Yatra from Mormugao Port, Goa, traveling along the Uttar Kannada.
On March 18, a ship from Karwar Port arrived at Majali before continuing on to the Uttar Kannada coastal areas of Karnataka State.
Sagar Parikrama Phase IV had 10 stations in total. Majali, Karwar, Belambara, Manki, Murudeshwar, Alvekodi, Malpe, Uchhila, and Mangalore are three of the major coastal regions affected. The coverage of additional regions like Malpe Port and Uchhila Village will continue till Mangalore Townhall on Sunday. The administration announced in a release on Sunday that the Phase IV program began on March 17 from Mormugao Port in Goa and ended on March 19 in Mangalore.
The administration’s expansive political plan is shown in the Sagar Parikrama program, which encourages direct communication with fishers and fish producers in order to better understand matters related to coastlines and challenges affecting fishermen. It is being warmly received by fishermen, fish farms, and other investors, who see it as a tool for their future growth in the fishing sector. The program for today’s Sagar Parikrama Phase IV began with a hearty welcome for Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fishing, Animal Rearing, and Dairy, at Malpe Port with the Kotakori Singarimebam dance of fisherman, according to the press release.
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The community interface program continued by talking to fishermen, fish producers, consumers, and coast guards to discuss their livelihoods and the safety of their food supply. Fishing industry growth will benefit from the problems that fishermen raised during this conference call. The supply of diesel and kerosene for boats, funding for boats used for fishing-related activities, the need for support for elderly fishermen who are not fishing but need social security, the need for support for the development of fishing industries in coastlines of Karnataka, and other problems were brought up by fishermen and fish farmers.
Also, beneficiaries were asked for upcoming events like the Sagar Parikrama, help was needed for the provision of sea ambulance, and problems with the lack of identification certificates for fishermen and fish producers, among other things. The idea of forming a statewide method was also brought up.
The Union Minister for Fishing, Animal Rearing, and Dairy, Parshottam Rupala, was happy that a discussion session allowed fishermen and fish farmers to discuss their problems and share