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Minister sees 3.23 lakh tonne fish deficit
Published : Saturday, 31 January, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 50

The country faces a fish deficit of 3.23 lakh tonnes a year, said Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Haque on Thursday.
Replying to a starred question from Sanjida Khanam (Women Seat-24), he said the fish production in the country was 35.55 lakh tonnes against its demand for 38.78 lakh tonnes in 2013-'14 fiscal.
In fiscal 2012-13, the fish production was 34.10 lakh tonnes against the demand for 37.92 lakh tonnes, the minister added.    ?UNB

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