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Report Fish Disease App

Report Fish Disease App:

The Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying will launch the Report Fish Disease (RFD) App at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.

  • Report Fish Disease App will strengthen the farmer-based disease reporting system and for improving the reporting of aquatic animal diseases in the country.
  • The app has been developed by ICAR-NBFGR under National Surveillance Programme for Aquatic Animal Diseases (NSPAAD).
  • Funded under: Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana by the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India.
  • It will help the farmers in reporting the incidence of diseases in finfish, shrimps, and molluscs on their farms with the field-level officers and fish health experts.
  • This shall help farmers in getting scientific advice for the efficient management of the disease.
  • The data regarding the diseases will be stored on temporal & spatial scales and can be used for mapping the disease cases.
  • It would support farmers in improving farmer-based reporting, getting scientific advice, and reducing losses due to diseases, thereby increasing farmers’ income.