Panaji, March 05, 2019 :::“Our priority is to give the people of Goa good fish at affordable rates,” said the Minister for Fisheries, Shri Vinod Paliencar. He was speaking after inaugurating four Mobile Fish Stalls at a function held at the Fisheries Jetty in the city, recently.
The vehicles have been purchased under the Central sector scheme on Blue Revolution. The total cost of the vehicles is Rs 47, 26, 800 out of which Rs 20 lakhs is funded by the Central Government and balance Rs 27,26,800 by the State Government.
The Director of Fisheries, Shri Vinesh Arlenkar, said that the Department had earlier got a good response after purchase of similar such mobile fish stalls. “We will give preference to self-help groups and to those associated with fishing related activities, to run these vehicles,” he added.