Prime Minister Narendra Modi to digitally launch the ₹20,050 Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY). This on Thursday. This aimed at sustainable and responsible development of fisheries. The scheme approved by the Cabinet in May. PM Modi will also launch and inaugurate a slew of projects in poll-bound Bihar on Thursday.
PM to also launch e-Gopala App, a comprehensive breed improvement marketplace and information portal for direct use of farmers. Many initiatives brought in.
This is a part of AatmaNirbhar Bharat package. PMMSY aims to improve availability of certified quality fish seed and feed. To create critical infrastructure, including modernization and strengthening of value chains.
Earlier in June, Modi had launched the Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan. This with aim to provide employment to migrant workers who returned to their villages. This during the two-month long nationwide lockdown imposed to curb spread of coronavirus. The Centre is also trying to expedite cash transfers into the rural economy by leveraging the direct benefit transfer model amid the lockdown.