Parshottam Rupala launches Sagar Parikrama Yatra Phase-V
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The 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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