January 30, 2019
State Fisheries Dept has crossed benchmark of 1 lakh MT of exports
The State Fisheries Department has crossed the benchmark it had set for 2018 – 1 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of exports. In fact, the figure has reached 1.05 lakh MT, as of November 2018.
This was announced by the advisor to the chief minister on agriculture and allied sectors during the course of his speech at the inauguration of Bengal Fish Fest in January.
The figure is expected to touch a new high by the end of financial year 2018-19, that is, March 31, 2019.
Meanwhile, Bangla Government is on course to build one of the world’s largest quality control labs to help increase the production of shrimps.
Source: The Statesman