Printed: January 27, 2018 10:08 pm
The federal government, within the subsequent 3 months, will get ready a complete road-map to double exports of marine merchandise, Union Minister for Trade and Trade Suresh Prabhu mentioned on Saturday. This may increasingly additionally come with measures to reinforce aquaculture manufacturing in states, possible collaborations, advertising and marketing and integration of provide chains, he added.
“The Ministry will process the Marine Merchandise Export Construction Authority (MPEDA) and the Seafood Exporters Affiliation of India to get a hold of an in depth technique — together with what the states want and will do to construct tough aquaculture and fisheries industries — within the subsequent 3 months and facilitate its instant implementation,” he mentioned.
Prabhu was once talking at the inaugural day of 21st India World Seafood Display at Margao, Goa. Inland fishery is a concern space for the federal government and the purpose is to create a machine for all 13 coastal states to paintings in tandem for aquaculture construction, he added. “We can try to systematically map all such areas the use of satellite tv for pc imagery in the following couple of months and establish possible spaces for construction of aquaculture. We can actively paintings with the states to verify they can optimally use those lands and benefit from their exports possible,” the minister mentioned.
The federal government additionally proposes to create 10 advertising and marketing places of work around the globe to advertise and create logo fairness for Indian merchandise.