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Govt to set up fishing harbours across coastal Andhra to increase Fishermen's wealth

Govt to set up fishing harbours across coastal Andhra to increase Fishermens wealth
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Fisheries and Livestock Development Minister Mopidevi Venkataramana Rao
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The Minister of Fisheries and Livestock, Mopidevi Venkataramana, said that fishing centres would be set up with Rs 280 crore.

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The Minister of Fisheries and Livestock, Mopidevi Venkataramana, said that fishing centres would be set up with Rs 280 crore. On Wednesday, he told the media that 4 fishing harbours and 8 fish land centres are being set up throughout the state.

Fisheries will be completed in two years. He said the exports of seafood products would boost fishermen economically. These centres will be set up in 9 districts along the coast to increase fish resources, he said. Also, Irrigation Minister Anil Kumar Yadav said that the port of Ramayapatnam will be completed soon.

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that the fisheries and aqua sector is developing. He added that processing plants would also be set up adjacent to the fishing harbour.

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