Performance of fisheries cooperatives in India- an evaluation of primary societies in Thane District of Maharashtra

Nair, Smitha R and Pandey, S K and Sharma, Arpita and Shyam, S Salim (2010) Performance of fisheries cooperatives in India- an evaluation of primary societies in Thane District of Maharashtra. Journal of Fisheries Economics and Development, 11 (2). pp. 16-27.

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Abstract

The fisheries co operative system in India was devised with a view to providing assistance to the actual producers, the fishers. Fisheries co-operativo societies are governed by a separate set of rules to channel govornment assistance on the principles of self-help and democratic management. A large number of flsheries cooperatives have been formed both in marine and inland sectors of the country and contributing to fhe socio-economic development of the fishers. Presently, there are one National LeveI Federation, 7 state level federations, 108 central Ievol federations and 12,427 primary fishery sodeti s functioning in India.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fisheries cooperatives; India; primary societies; Thane District; Maharashtra
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension
Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:8320
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:02 May 2011 12:43
Last Modified:26 May 2012 15:16

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