21 November: World Fisheries Day


The World Fisheries Day is observed on 21 November annually to highlights the importance of healthy oceans ecosystems and to ensure sustainable stocks of fisheries in the world.

This Year’s Observation (India)

  • The Govt. of India observed World Fisheries Day in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Awards at the Event

  • Best Marine State: Andhra Pradesh
  • Best Marine District: Balasore (Odisha)
  • Best Inland State: Telangana
  • Best Inland District: Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Best Hilly and Northeastern State: Tipura
  • Best Hilly and Northeastern District: Bongaigaon (Assam)