Prime Minister Narendra Modi today digitally launched the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY).
He also launched the e-Gopala App, a comprehensive breed improvement marketplace and information portal for direct use of farmers.
On the occasion, several other initiatives in the fisheries and animal husbandry sectors in Bihar was also launched by the Prime Minister.
The Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana is a flagship scheme for focused and sustainable development of fisheries sector in the country with an estimated investment of over Rs. 20 thousand crore.
This is the highest ever investment in the fisheries sector. It also aims at enhancing fish production by an additional 70 lakh tonne by 2024-25.