TN Fisheries Department Recruitment 2022 for Sagarmitra, Selection Process
The Tamilnadu Fisheries Department has announced the vacancies for the post of Sagarmitra. In India, fishing is the main industry and ranks second in aquaculture and third in fisheries production. The fisheries industry generates earnings of export according to the National fisheries board. The animal husbandry and dairying, fish production increased tones seven times. The integrated fisheries were established to research in processing, marketing of unusual fish. There are 19 Fisheries colleges run by the state Governments.
Candidates who are searching for Government Jobs in Tamilnadu can apply for this job. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for Sagarmitra before the last date. The candidate who completes the degree may get a chance to join the TN Fisheries vacancy. There are a total of 600 posts for the Sagarmitra job. Here are the details about the age limit, selection process, important dates, educational qualification, and other information are mentioned below.
About Tamilnadu Fisheries Department: Tamil Nadu is enriched with Marine, Brackish water and Inland fishery resources amenable for capture and culture fisheries. Substantial focus is being given to the economic and social dimensions of fishery resources by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The Indian Fisheries Act, 1897 enacted by the then Madras Presidency paved the way for the formulation of fisheries legislation across India. The Fisheries sector plays an important role in the socio-economic development of the country by providing livelihood to a large number of fishers, generating employment opportunities in allied sectors, and ensuring nutritional security.
The total fish production of the country in 2017-2018 was 12.59 million metric tones. India is the second-largest producer of fish in the world and occupies the second position in inland fish production. The fisheries sector contributes 1% of the GDP of the country. Tamil Nadu ranks 4th in total fish production of the country. Tamil Nadu exported 1,28,845 MT of marine products and earned a foreign exchange of Rs.5591.49 crore during 2018-2019.