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 more than four times the growth rate achieved during the Fifth Plan period. The government has drawn up ambitious programmes for the development of fisheries during the Seventh Plan period. The total fish production is projected to go up to four million tonnes by 1989-90 from 2.85 million tonnes in 1984-85. Out of the projected increase, the inland sector is expected to contribute 0.70 million tonnes and the marine sector 0.45 million tonnes. In 1984-85 the marine sector accounted for 1.77 million tonnes and the inland sector 1.08 million tonnes. The overall annual growth rate envisaged for fisheries in the Seventh Plan is eight per cent as against 3.1 per cent achieved in the Sixth Plan.

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