Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb meet Shri Giriraj Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries at his office in New Delhi.
During this meeting, Hon’ble Chief Minister informed the Hon’ble Union Minister about the impending proposal for development of dairy sector in Tripura made to the Central Government. Hon’ble Union Minister assured the earliest consideration of this proposal in the best interests of the state. As far as the development of Fisheries is concerned, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has time and again spoken about ushering a Blue Revolution through the robust development of fisheries sector in the country.
According highest priority to this sector, soon after the new Central Government was formed last month, a separate Ministry of Fisheries has been created. During this meeting, Hon’ble Union Minister assured the Hon’ble Chief Minister of earliest sanctioning of unreleased flind instalments of previous years 2017-18 & 2018-19 for the development of fisheries in Tripura. This meeting was also attended by the Hon’ble Ministers of State in this Ministry, Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi and Shri Sanjeev Kumar Balyan.