Odisha Launches Rs 96-cr Scheme to Increase Fish Production

Odisha government launched a scheme to boost fish production in the state with a budgetary provision of Rs 96 crore. The ‘Fish Pond Yojana‘ scheme was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, while inaugurating a workshop on ‘Doubling of Farmer Income through Dairy and Allied Farming Practices’ in Bhubaneswar.

The scheme aims to create additional 2,200 hectare of fresh water aquaculture farming with 50 per cent financial assistance to farmers.

Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for RBI Assistant 2017 Exam-
  • Current Governor of Odisha is Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir
Source- Business Standerd