Agri Business

Fish output at 57 lakh t during Apr-Dec ’10-11 fiscal

PTI New Delhi | Updated on March 09, 2011

India’s fish production stood at 57.03 lakh tonnes in the first nine months of the current fiscal.

During the 2009-10 fiscal, the country produced 78.53 lakh tonnes of fish, according to government data.

West Bengal, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat are the major fish producing states in the country.

During the 2009-10 fiscal, West Bengal produced 15.05 lt, Andhra Pradesh 12.93 lt, Gujarat 7.71 lt, Kerala 6.63 lt, Maharashtra 5.38 lt and Tamil Nadu 5.34 lt, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Mr Arun Yadav, said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

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Published on March 09, 2011
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