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Source: The post is based on the article “Aqua Bazar Online Marketplace App for Fish Farmers Launched by the Fisheries Minister” published in NDTV on 19th August 2022.
What is the News?
The Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying has launched Aqua Bazar App.
What is Aqua Bazar App?
It is an online marketplace application that will help the fish farmers and stakeholders to source the inputs such as fish seed, feed, medicines and services required for fish culture.
The farmers can also list table-size fish for sale through this app.
Developed by: Bhubaneswar-based ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture with the funding support of the National Fisheries Development Board (NPFB).
What is the National Fisheries Development Board(NFDB)?
NFDB was established in 2006 as an autonomous organization under the administrative control of the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.
Aim: To enhance fish production and productivity in the country and to coordinate fishery development in an integrated and holistic manner.