₹20,000 crore scheme for fisheries1 min read . Updated: 16 May 2020, 12:16 AM IST
- The announcement is a part of the third tranche of reforms to improve farm infrastructure and logistics for the agriculture sector
- The Centre has since Wednesday announced a slew of measures
NEW DELHI : The Centre on Friday announced a ₹20,000-crore scheme, Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana, to address critical infrastructure gaps for the fisheries sector. Of this, ₹11,000 crore will be spent on activities in marine, inland fisheries and aquaculture, while ₹9,000 crore will be used to build infrastructure, such as fishing harbours and cold chain.
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