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India’s largest hi-tech women’s fish market inaugurated at Udupi

India’s largest hi-tech women’s fish market inaugurated at Udupi


Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Jan 15, 2017: The country’s largest hi-tech women’s fish market  was inaugurated at Udupi on January 14, Saturday by Udupi District in-charge Minister ad State Minister for Fisheries Pramod Madhwaraj. The market building has come up at a cost of Rs 2.26 crores  near the Poorna Prajna College Road under the joint auspices of the State Fisheries Department, Coastal Development Authority and Udupi CMC.


udupi fish market


udupi fish market


udupi fish market

 

The foundation for this market was  laid in the year 2012. It has facilities for 174 fisherwomen to sell fish.   The National Fisheries Development Board had sanctioned Rs 1.80 crore for the project while the  CMC  contribution was Rs 39 lakh. The state government has  provided Rs 10 lakh for the purpose. The market has a 16,000 sq. ft. space.

Of the total 174 counters, 154 is meant for fresh fish sellers,  four for dry fish sales, 13 counters for  wholesalers and three for others. The two-floored building has  drainage system, toilets, rest room and parking area among other facilities.

Speaking after inaugurating the market, the Minister urged fisherwomen to  give top priority towards maintaining cleanliness in the market.

MLC Kota Srinivas Poojary, CMC President Meenakshi Madhava Bannanje, CMC Vice President Sandhya,  Udupi Urban Development Authority President Narasimha Murthi, Taluk Dry Fish  Merchants Association President Baby H Salian, Municipal Commissioner D Manjunathayya, Udupi Fishermen’s Association President Hiriyanna T Kidiyoor, Fisheries Department Deputy Director Ganapathi Bhat and others were present.


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Comments on this Article
Shrimathi G S, Kaikamba Mon, January-16-2017, 4:36
A Hi Fi woman’s market .Will the price be effected?
Arushi M Shet, Bengaluru Mon, January-16-2017, 12:32
The fish mongers may be happy to start the trade in this newly built market. But a market of such as the most wanted in Mangaluru too
Sonal Pinto, Manipal Sun, January-15-2017, 11:38
The Fish Market in Udupi seems to be more hi-fi and neatly built all the basic facilities to the mongers
Rithesh, Mani Sun, January-15-2017, 11:12
Seeing the Udupi market the fisher woman in Mangaluru too may rise up.
Krishnamurthy Pai, Udupi Sun, January-15-2017, 11:08
What is hi-tech woman’s fish market. Re the customer’s also woman or men are also allowed
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