Author(s): B.L. Sonekar, R.K. Brahme

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1Lecturer, School of Studies in Economics, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur
2Reader, School of Studies in Economics, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur
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Published In:   Volume - 2,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2011

Fish culture plays an important role in economy. It is gaining increasing importance for its potential for employment and income generation. It caters primarily to the needs of socioeconomically weaker and backward communities of fishermen scheduled tribes and scheduled castes which contribute to the poorest section of the society. Main conclusions of the present study are given as follows. Prior to the organization of newly carved-out State of Chhattisgarh, the available water area has been 1.44 lakh ha. Which has increased to 1.55 lakh ha. At the end of 2005-06, likewise 1.22 lakh ha. Pisciculturaly developed water area has now raised to 1.38 lakhs ha. Fish seed production units have been raised from 80(93.89 ha) to 243(217.11 ha.) nos. In the year 200-01, total production of fish was 93000 tons which has increased to 139373 tons in the year 2007-08. Employment in fisheries was 89 lakh men days in the year 20-01 which has dencreased to 101 lakh men days in 2004-05 and than decreased to 83. 0 lakhs men days during the year 2007-08. Under centrally sponsored accidental insurance scheme for active fishermen their number has raised from 15600 to 34857. Fish production level from 79,000 M.T. has now raised to 1,31,751 M.T. Pond construction on own lands of the farmers has now raised from 50 to 1724(1155.00 ha.) nos.

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B.L. Sonekar, R.K. Brahme. A Study of Employment in Non-Sector with Reference to Fisheries in Chhattisgarh. Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 2(3): July-Sept., 2011, 119-121.

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