Government to set up Rs10,000cr fund to support fisheries, aquaculture and animal husbandr

The Finance Minister allocates Rs10,000cr to set up fund to support fisheries, aquaculture and animal husbandry

Feb 01, 2018 06:02 IST India Infoline News Service

The Finance Minister announced the set up of a special fund by allocating Rs10,000cr to support fisheries, aquaculture and animal husbandry.

Credit card facility will also be provided to farmers engaged in fishery and animal husbandry to support working capital and operations.

In addition, the Finance Minister has allocated Rs2,000 for agriculture infrastructure fund.

Stocks like Avanti Feeds, Apex Frozen Food and Waterbase have surged on account of this scheme of government.

Avanti Feeds is up by 8%, Waterbase is up by 5% and Apex Frozen Foods is up by 5% at 11.44am on BSE.

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