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A fishing boat anchored at sunset in Chavakkad beach near Thrissur. Fisheries have played a key role in changing the profile of Indian economic growth. The country produced 6.51 million tonnes of fish in 2005-06, contributing 1.04 per cent and 5.14 per cent of total GDP and GDP from agriculture. Share of inland fisheries sector to the total fish production, which was 29 per cent in 1950-51, has gone up to over 55 per cent at present.
A fishing boat anchored at sunset in Chavakkad beach near Thrissur. Fisheries have played a key role in changing the profile of Indian economic growth. The country produced 6.51 million tonnes of fish in 2005-06, contributing 1.04 per cent and 5.14 per cent of total GDP and GDP from agriculture. Share of inland fisheries sector to the total fish production, which was 29 per cent in 1950-51, has gone up to over 55 per cent at present.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated October 10, 2007)
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