ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023

Upcoming Event

World Fisheries Day - 21st November 2022



World Fisheries DayWorld Fisheries Day


November 21, 2022


World Fisheries Day is celebrated annually on 21st November that highlights the importance of healthy marine ecosystems and securing sustainable fish stocks around the world. The day underscores the fact that fisheries are a vital sector in the Country that provides employment to millions of people, as well as contribute to the food security of India. Fisher folks in India demonstrate the importance of maintaining the fisheries of the world along with highlighting the problems like overfishing and mechanization.



Also See


» Fish Farming in Sikkim 

» Copper Mahseer (locally known as 'Katley') declared as State Fish of Sikkim (Gazette date 02/09/2021) 


Source: Directtorate of Fisheries, Government of Sikkim 





Directorate of Fisheries, Govt of Sikkim