India pledges deep-sea fishing support

Photo- Dr L Murugan, Minister of State speaking at the session

The Indian government has committed to supporting traditional fishers in their transition to deep-sea fishing

The support will come from the Blue Revolution and the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana schemes and will focus on providing well-equipped modern fishing vessels.

The government is providing up to 60% to fishers to help convert their vessels into deep-sea fishing boats.

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