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Govt targets to increase country's marine exports to Rs 1 lakh crore by 2024-25

 

  • Minister of State for Fisheries and Information & Broadcasting Dr. L. Murugan said that the govt has targeted to increase marine exports from the country to 1 lakh crore rupees by 2024-25 fiscal.
  • The Minister said five fishing harbors in the country including Kochi, Chennai,Vishakhapatanam and Paradip will be modernised to international levels, which will help boost exports. 
  • Ice plants and processing units will be set up at the fishing harbours as part of the modernisation programme.