National Fish Farmers Day at Mahabalipuram

Exchange of ideas and products

The 'National Fish Farmers Day Meet 2023' and 'Start-up Conclave' were organized in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, on 10 and 11 July 2023.

Fish farming startups, innovation in adopting modern techniques and improving fish productivity were the highlights of the ‘National Fish Farmers Day Meet 2023’ and ‘Start-up Conclave’ organized in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, on 10 and 11 July 2023. 

Organized by the Union ministry of fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying, the meeting provided an opportunity to recognize the contribution of fish farmers to sustainable fishery development. 

Union fisheries minister Parshottam Rupala and minister of state L Murugan interacted with state ministers regarding effective utilization of government schemes for fisheries, including adoption of technologies and innovation for a sustainable future for fishermen and fish farmers and stakeholders. 

Rupala highlighted the ideas shared during the program and hoped the deliberations would bear fruit. Sagar Mehra, joint secretary in the department of fisheries, delivered the vote of thanks. The program intended to provide a forum for a discussion among stakeholders in the fisheries sector and emphasized the incorporation of latest innovations while fostering a favorable business environment.

The ‘Start-up Conclave‘ provided a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs and start-ups in fisheries sector to display their creative ideas, products and technology.


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