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Matsya Setu

  • 08 Jul 2021
  • 2 min read

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Recently, the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying has launched the Online Course Mobile App “Matsya Setu” for fish farmers.

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  • About:
    • It aims to disseminate the latest freshwater aquaculture technologies to the aqua farmers of the country, thus increasing the productivity and income.
      • Aquaculture is breeding, raising, and harvesting fish, shellfish, and aquatic plants.
      • India is the second major producer of fish through aquaculture in the world.
    • It has a focus on grow-out culture of commercially important fishes like carp, catfish, scampi, murrel, ornamental fish, pearl farming etc.
    • It can be used to disseminate the latest information on different schemes among the stakeholders, especially fishers, fish farmers, youth and entrepreneurs across the country, and facilitate ease of doing business.
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Source: PIB

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