Statistical Analysis of Fish Production in India
|Chandasudha Goswami1, Dr. V. S. Zade2
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India is a major producer of fish through aquaculture and ranks second in the world after China. In FY 2013-14 India is the second largest producer of fish in the world contributing to 5.68% of global fish production. It is not only a source of livelihood for over 14 million people; but also needed for socio economic development of country, it has contributed Rs. 30213 Cr. The vast resources of both inland and marine are indicative of the immense growth potential of sector, Country has lone coastline of about 8118 km and an exclusive economic zone of 2.02 million sq. Km. (Handbook on Fisheries Statistics, 2014).So it is important to do statistical analysis of country to understand actual growth rate comparison to previous years.