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
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 02 May 2011 07:13
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:48
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8320

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