Rs 400 Crore Investment To Make Goa Fisheries Hub: Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Giriraj Singh said Goa also has capacity to become a "fisheries hub" in the country.Panaji: Union Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh on Sunday announced an investment of Rs 400 crore in Goa to make the coastal state a fisheries hub in the country.Talking to reporters at the Raj Bhavan in Dona Paula area near here, Mr Singh said Goa has the potential for highest fish production in the country.Goa also has the capacity to become a "fisheries hub" in the country, he said."The Centre has already considered Rs 400 crore investment in the fisheries sector of Goa, which would be jointly raised by the Union government, the state fisheries board and others," he said.The Union government has already sanctioned Rs 41.47 crore (out of the said amount) to the state, which will revive the fisheries indu

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