Conservation of Aquatic Resources

  • Sports Fisheries: Sport fisheries have the potential to create beneficial effects on the environment by contributing to environmental protection and It holds a great promise of being a potential employment generating sector as it is a sport that provides entertainment, generates employment, enables nutritious food, improves the socio-economic condition of the people besides giving birth and support to development of several ancillary activities as well boost the inflow of tourists to the state. During 2019-2020, an amount of Rs. 2.50 lakhs has been earmarked for this activity.

 

  • Awareness/conservation programme: In recent times, the factors like over-exploitation, pollution, habitat alteration and destruction, introduction of alien species etc., are overwhelmingly causing impacts and threats to aquatic biodi- There is necessity to put in place appropriate conservation strategies and actions to safeguard the aquatic biodiversity for the benefit of the present, as well as, future generations. Awareness programmes on conservation will be conducted at the grass root level by involving village communities. During 2019-2020, an amount of Rs. 2.50 lakhs has been earmarked for this activity.

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