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Sagar Parikrama Phase-III

Sagar Parikrama Phase-III:

Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, starts the Sagar Parikrama Phase-III from Hazira Port (Gujarat)

  • Follow-up of Sagar Parikrama Phase-I (March 2022) and Sagar Parikrama Phase-II (September 2022)
  • Aim of the initiative:
    • To disseminate information on various fisheries-related schemes and programs being implemented by the government
    • To promote responsible fisheries, protect marine ecosystems, and demonstrate solidarity with all fishermen and concerned stakeholders
    • To directly interact with fishers and fish farmers to understand the issues of coastal areas and problems related to fishermen
    • Balance the utilization of marine fisheries resources for food security with the protection of marine ecosystems
  • It is a collaboration between the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, and National Fisheries Development Board