Nafed revival raises Fishcopfed’s hope

The story of Nafed’s turnaround has led to hopes gushing over many weak and failing cooperatives and Fishcopfed-the apex body of fisheries co-operatives is one of them. If Nafed could rise from the ashes why not us, asks its Managing Director B K Mishra. It bears recall that Nafed paid all dues to lenders recently […]

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Global exploits: Dora gets hero’s welcome

As soon as FISHCOPFED Chairman T Prasad Rao Dora landed at Bhubneswar’s Biju Patnaik International Airport, he got a warm welcome by a huge number of cooperators waiting for him for hours at the lounge of the airport. Dora was declared elected unopposed as the Vice-Chairman of the International Cooperative Fisheries Organization (ICFO), which is […]

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Fishcopfed: When meeting Singh doesn’t help?

Despite several meetings with Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, FISHCOPFED has failed to get service charge released from the govt. Sources say the Union Agriculture Minister’s instructions in the matter have yet to be carried out by the ministry. They blame the obstinate bureaucracy for this. Fishcopfed Managing Director B.K.Mishra is sad about the […]

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PMSBY: Govt appoints Fishcopfed a nodal agency

Fishcopfed – the apex body of fishery cooperatives in the country has got into the spotlight with convergence of Group Accident Insurance Scheme with Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yozana(PMSBY) to be implemented through the cooperative for the fishery sector. Talking to Indian Cooperative Fishcopfed MD, B K Mishra said “The Centrally Sponsored Group Accident Insurance […]

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FISHCOPFED bosses meet Radha Mohan

Chairman and MD T Prasad Dora and B K Mishra respectively of FISHCOPFED the apex body of fisheries cooperatives recently met Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh at his residence to find out when service charge will be released – a matter that has long been pending with the government. Readers would recall that last […]

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Fishcopfed is part of Blue Revolution: Govt

The apex body of fisheries cooperatives in the country FISHCOPFED held a brainstorming session on the subject “Strengthening fisheries cooperatives” last week at its headquarters at Sarita Vihar in Delhi where it became obvious that govt treats the co-op federation as a partner in achieving goals of Blue Revolution. Fishcopfed had invited Salim Sultan, senior […]

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Ornamental fish: Fishcopfed kept out again

The Ministry of Agriculture has envisaged a program to unlock the country’s ornamental fisheries sector through a special drive with a total outlay of Rs. 61.89 crore. Fishcopfed- the apex body of fisheries cooperatives does not find any mention in this project. The pilot project on ornamental fisheries shall be implemented by the National Fisheries […]

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Fishcopfed team meets Minister

Fishcopfed’s repeated complaint of being at the receiving end of the governmental apathy was partly assuaged when Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh lent his audience to MD B K Mishra and Chairman T.Prasad Rao Dora of the apex cooperative body. Gladdened by the response Mishra whatsapped the photograph under the caption” meeting Agriculture Minister and […]

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