Ahead of ballot, PM’s bonanza for Bihar

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, September 10

Ahead of the Bihar elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi immediately launched the Rs20,050-crore PM Matsya Sampada Yojana, e-Gopala app and a number of other different initiatives within the fisheries and animal husbandry sectors in Bihar.

Workers, who returned to their native villages as a result of Covid pandemic, are taking to animal husbandry and availing advantages of the schemes launched by the Central and state governments, the Prime Minister mentioned.

Rs 20Ok-cr scheme to spice up fisheries sector

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the
  • Rs 20,050-cr Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana in 21 states, together with Bihar.
  • The scheme goals at serving to double fisheries exports, creating extra employment alternatives and boosting earnings of farmers.
  • He additionally launched e-Gopala app and a number of other initiatives linked to analysis in fisheries manufacturing, dairy and animal husbandry.

The schemes purpose at empowering villagers and making India self-reliant (Aatmanirbhar Bharat) within the 21st Century. The Matsya Sampada Yojana will assist develop the fisheries sector. Launched in 21 states of the nation with an funding of Rs 20,050 crore, which will likely be spent within the subsequent 4 to 5 years, tasks value Rs 1,700 crore had been intitiated immediately.

Facilities had been additionally inaugurated in Patna, Purnia, Sitamarhi, Madhepura, Kishanganj and Samastipur underneath the scheme.

The Prime Minister mentioned the scheme supplied for brand new infrastructure, fashionable tools and entry to new markets to fish producers together with elevated alternatives via farming in addition to different means.

To faucet the potential of the fisheries sector, Modi mentioned a brand new ministry had been fashioned, whereas different schemes like Mission Clean Ganga and Mission Dolphin would additionally profit the fisheries sector.

He lauded the work performed by the federal government of Bihar in offering protected ingesting water provide to each family, including that greater than 70 per cent households in Bihar had been linked with the provision of potable water.

RJD VP quits, Lalu rejects resignation

Patna: In a setback to Bihar’s principal opposition RJD forward of the state Assembly elections, its nationwide vice-president and former Union Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh resigned from the get together on Thursday, sources near him mentioned, however get together supremo Lalu Prasad rejected it, insisting he was not going “anywhere”. PTI

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