Odisha To Spend Rs 448 Cr This Year For Fishermen Under ‘Mukhyamantri Maschyajibi Kalyan Yojana’


The Mukhyamantri Maschyajibi Kalyan Yojana (MMKY), which has 16 programmes for fishermen, was introduced today by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Today, on the occasion of World Fisheries Day, the program was introduced. This year, the government plans to spend Rs 448 crore on the fishing industry.

When introducing the program, Patnaik stated that its goals were women’s self-help groups and fishermen’s welfare and development. He advised the fishermen to benefit from the plan and make a positive impact on the nation’s and the state’s prosperity.

There is an abundance of water in our state. Our objective is to use water resources for the advancement of the economy. The scheme’s main goals are to boost fish production, provide jobs, empower women, and, most importantly, advance the state’s economy, according to the CM.

He also mentioned that the 5T model will see the implementation of the Mukhyamantri Maschyajibi Kalyan Yojana. Benefits will be distributed to over 11,000 women’s self-help groups, 50,000 fish farmers, and over 1 lakh fishermen.

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