Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal

Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal
Open Access

ISSN: 2150-3508

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Ajay Tegar

Department of Agricultural Economics, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh, India

  • Research Article   
    An Economic Analysis of Fish Production of SHG's and Fishermen cooperative groups in Mungeli District of Chhattisgarh
    Author(s): Rohit Kumar Sahu*, Ajay Tegar and Mukesh Kumar Anant

    Fisheries sector has an important role in Indian economy, as it provide more than 2.8 cores job directly or indirectly to the primary level fishers and fish farmers. Globally the aquaculture production raised by triple in weight which was 34 MT to 112 MT from 1997 to 2017. In India this sector contributing 7.8% of agriculture’s GDP. In Chhattisgarh about 2.20 lakh of persons are employed in fisheries sector and most of them are belongs to the under privileged section of society. Fish production in Chhattisgarh has increased by the average of 315% from the base year 2007-08 to current year 2020-21. The study was conducted in the Mungeli district of Chhattisgarh. Mungeli and Pathariya blocks were selected for the study. Based on the performance, 4 SHG’s and 4 Fishermen cooperative groups were identified and total of 40 and 112 respondents were interviewe.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2150-3508.22.13.307

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