Celebration of WORLD FISHERIES DAY
The Department celebrated World Fisheries Day on 21st November 2020 in the Multipurpose hall of Department of Art & Culture, Panaji – Goa. Fishermen were felicitated at the hands of honorable Minister of Fisheries, Shri. Filip Neri Rodrigues. Fishermen were also distributed Kisan Credit Card in the hands of Minister of Fisheries. Department also showed the success stories of the fishermen and distributed fishing vehicles.
Launching of Website of Department of Fisheries
The Department of Fisheries launched its website on the World Fisheries Day i.e. 21/11/2020 which is accessible to general public through domain www.fisheries.goa.gov.in. The creation of website has been done by Infotech Corporation of Goa Ltd., Panaji. It highlights brief about the Department. The website provides information about the schemes of the Department, Acts and Rules, Post Vacancies, Citizen Charter, various events conducted by the Department etc. which will help fishermen in particular and general public in knowing the Department. It highlights various activities conducted by the Department. Also, the applications required to avail the schemes can be accessible through the website. It will represent the Department and will be the opportunity to enlighten the people about the services of the Department.
GOA STATE MARICULTURE POLICY 2020
The Department has notified the “GOA STATE MARICULTURE POLICY 2020” for implementing cage fish farming in the Official Gazette, Series I No.21 dated 20th August, 2020 to ensure maximum economic returns to the State from aquaculture, while simultaneously benefitting the stake holders and the environment.