|Consider the following statements:|
|1. National Fisheries Development Board is an autonomous organization under the control of Ministry of Agriculture at central level.|
|2. Fishery Survey of India (FSI) is the nodal organization responsible for survey and assessment of fishery resources under the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?|
A) Only 1
B) Both 1 and 2
C) Only 2
D) None of these
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) was set up in September, 2006, with its head quarter at Hyderabad to realize the untapped potential of fisheries sector in inland and marine fish capture, culture, processing & marketing offish, and overall growth of fisheries sector with the application of modern tools of research & development including biotechnology for optimizing production and productivity form fisheries. National Fisheries Development Board is an Autonomous Body under the Government of India, Ministry of Agriculture. The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (AH & D) - now renamed as Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries (DADF) is one of the Departments in the Ministry of Agriculture.
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