Truckers strike prompts Bengal government to monitor fish prices
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INDIAWednesday, April 05, 2017KOLKATA - With the truckers strike going on, the state fisheries department has star

 

INDIA
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
 

KOLKATA - With the truckers strike going on, the state fisheries department has started keeping constant tab on prices of fish.

Fisheries minister Chandranath Sinha held a meeting with fisheries department officials to discuss on the matter. "We are constantly monitoring and keeping tab at the markets and taking steps to check fish prices," said the miinister.

Fisheries department officials said that though there are no official report of fish prices increasing, the government is taking up initiative to check prices. "More fish will be sold from the refrigerated fish vending vans run by the State Fisheries Development Corporation. Fisheries department officials are keeping check on the whole sale and retail fish price in the markets," an official said.

Source: Times of India


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