Prawn fisheries Large trawler of the Northeast coast

Rao, G Sudhakara (2013) Prawn fisheries Large trawler of the Northeast coast. In: Handbook of Marine Prawns of India. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 175-196.

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    Abstract

    Soon after independence the country realized the need to modernize the fishing industry to meet the protein demand of the country as well as to enter the export market. Due importance was given in the Five year plans to attain this. Government of India through the five year plans has been providing outlays for fisheries infrastructure. The allocation of Rs. 51.3 lakhs during the first Five Year Plan was substantially increased to Rs. 40 crores during VIII Five Year Plan and to Rs. 4,013 crores in the XI Five Year Plan period. In addition to that states were also allotted funds to take care of their specific needs. The initial attempts were on the introduction of synthetic material for nets and mechanization of the indigenous crafts. India also wanted to tap the barely utilized deepsea resources. It was attempted in three different directions, viz. import of deep-sea fishing vessels, chartering of fishing vessels and adopting joint ventures with other countries.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Large trawler; Northeast coast; prawn fisheries
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2013 08:38
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:55
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9399

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