Indian Sea Food Industry: The Cold Chain Perspective
India ranks second in overall fish production in the world. The Indian Fisheries Industry valued at over USD 15 Bn, has emerged as a significant high value contributor to Indian agriculture as well as a key enabler of diversified agriculture.
The industry is a substantial foreign exchange earner, with exports of over USD 5 billion annually, and provides employment to more than 15 million people, directly or indirectly. The report provides an overview of Fisheries Industry in India, present status of cold chain in domestic and export sectors, identifies key infrastructural challenges plaguing the industry and provides specific recommendations to promote integrated cold chain development in Indian Sea Food value chain.Read more