International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 13, Part B (2015)
A study on production and export performance of fisheries sector in India
Dr. S Saravanan
In India, agriculture is the largest sector of economic activity and it provides not only food and raw materials but also employment to a very large population. Among the agriculture resources, fisheries occupy an important role. Indian fisheries can be broadly divided into two categories: i) Inland fisheries & ii) Marine Fisheries. Further Inland fisheries can be classified into two types: i) Capture & ii) Culture. Capture fisheries consist of rivers, lakes, canals etc. where farmers do not cultivate fishes. Natural breeding process is the common phenomenon there. In this case, farmers have sow fish seeds, nurse it and send it to proper size before harvesting. India is the third largest producer of fish in the world and the second in inland fish production. About 14 million fishermen draw their livelihood from fishery. Hence, the present study analyse the production and export performance of fisheries sector in India.
How to cite this article:
Dr. S Saravanan. A study on production and export performance of fisheries sector in India. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(13): 71-73.