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Fisheries Dept ropes in blue revolution beneficiaries to sell fish

Panjim: The Department of Fisheries of Goa Government has roped in blue revolution beneficiaries to sell fish in the state.

According to a statement, Fisheries Department, under central scheme on Blue Revolution Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries, introduced a scheme “Financial Assistance for the purchase of Motorcycle with Ice Box” in 2016-17.

Under the scheme, a total of 39 units– 28 units in North Goa and 11 units in South Goa.– in the state were provided with financial assistance.

Presently as the whole state is under lockdown, the department roped in all 39 beneficiaries, besides the eight mobile fish stalls operated by self help group to sell fish directly to the people in various villages of the state by adhering to all the advisory or guidelines issued by Government of Goa from time to time.

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