Study of disparate sectors in fisheries

Raje, S G and Singh, V V and Sharma, Arpita (2001) Study of disparate sectors in fisheries. Journal of the Indian Fisheries Association, 28. pp. 113-123.


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Fisheries employ a number of people and fisheries industry is truly an amalgamation of various disparate sectors. Fisheries play an important role in Indian economy and it provides employment to a number of people. For planning of integrated development of fisheries industry and resource management, a considerable amount of information is required. In this paper a study of the disparate sectors with regards to the nature of work, number of workers, sex-wise participation, earning type and earning in Indian Rupees in the year 1991-92,1992-93,1993-94a nd 1999-2000h as been done in a selected fishing village. The geographical locale where the study has been done is Versova fishing village which is a major fish landing centre in Mumbai. The study has revealed that there are a number of disparate sectors in fisheries and in thsi fishing village on an average, a boat owner provided employment to 30.60 people in the year 1994 and to 19.25 people in 1999.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: disparate sectors; fisheries
Subjects: Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Socio Economic and Extension > Fishing Community
Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2010 03:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:37

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