‘SAMUDRA’ mobile app

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: TH   Context:  The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), a division of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, has introduced a new mobile application called ‘SAMUDRA’ – Smart Access to Marine Users for Ocean Data Resources and Advisories.    Features: This app offers comprehensive ocean-related information, benefiting seafarers …

Government Introduces Aquaculture Bill

GS Paper 3   Syllabus: Agriculture Source: The Hindu  Context: Recently the Coastal Aquaculture Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2023 was introduced in Lok Sabha.   About Aquaculture: Aquaculture refers to the production of aquatic animals and plants under controlled conditions. Government Initiatives Related to Fisheries: Matsya Setu Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF). Blue Revolution Marine …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 21 December 2022

  InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to …

Socio-economic benefits of the fisheries sector

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Economics of Animal-Rearing   Source: DTE  Direction: The article highlights the relevance of fish production for the economy and filling nutritional gaps. It also gives an overview of India’s fisheries sector.  Context: According to a new study, small fish captured in lakes and the oceans of low and middle-income countries (LMIC) …

What are the various impediments to blue revolution in India? Throw light on measures that are needed to achieve blue revolution with a special emphasis on cage culture in fisheries.

Topic:  Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing 5.  What are the various impediments to blue revolution in India? Throw light on measures that are needed to achieve blue revolution with a special emphasis on cage culture in fisheries. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express Why the question: The UN’s FAO estimates indicate that growth …