Indian History

Blue Revolution

Blue Revolution scheme has been formulated by merging all the ongoing schemes for development in the Fisheries sector. Main focus of Blue Revolution is to increase fish production from aquaculture by introduction of advanced technologies.

The fish production in 2015-16 has increased to 107.95 lakh tonnes (an increase of 6.31 lakh tones), which is an increase of 6.21% over 2014-15. Under the sector of ‘Blue Revolution: Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries’ central financial assistance to North Eastern States has been increased from 75 percent to 80 percent.