Parshottam Rupala launches Sagar Parikrama Yatra Phase-V

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Parshottam-Rupala-launches-Sagar-Parikrama-Yatra-Phase-VThe Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Parshottam  Rupala launched the Sagar Parikrama Yatra Phase-V in Karanja, Raigad, Maharashtra on 17th May. 

An overview of the news

  • The Sagar Parikrama Yatra Phase-V would be proceeding towards coastal regions are like Gateway of India, Karanja (Raigad District), Mirkarwada (Ratnagiri District), Devgad (Sindhudurg District), Malvan, Vasco, Mormugaon, Canacona (South Goa).

  • Sagar Parikrama Yatra Phase-V commencing from 7th May, 2023 and ending at Canacona, Goa on 19th May, 2023.

  • The Yatra will cover various fisheries schemes and programmes, including Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) and Kisan Credit Card.

  • After successfully completing four phases covering 19 locations in Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Maharashtra and Karnataka, this groundbreaking initiative is garnering widespread support.

Sagar Parikrama Phase-I

  • It was started on March 5, 2022 from Mandvi, Gujarat to Okha-Dwarka, and concluded at Porbandar on 6 March covering 3 locations. 

  • The programme was a huge success, with more than 5,000 people physically attending the event.

Sagar Parikrama Phase-II

  • It was held on September 23-25 2022 and covered seven locations. 

Sagar Parikrama Phase-III

  • Phase-III was held on February 18-21 2023 and covered coastal districts of Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Sagar Parikrama Phase-IV

  • The fourth phase of the Sagar Parikrama program took place from March 18-19 covering three coastal districts of Karnataka.

  • It covered three districts Uttara Kannada, Udupi and Dakshina Kannada districts of Karnataka.

About Sagar Parikrama

  • It is a maritime evolutionary journey tour to be organized in all coastal states/UTs through sea route to show solidarity with all fishermen, fish farmers and concerned stakeholders.

  • It aims to address the issues of fishermen and other stakeholders and facilitate their economic upliftment through various fisheries schemes and programs like PMMSY.

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