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Effective extension support for the promotion of Aquaculture in freshwater and brackish water areas is the major activity contemplated under the scheme. Fisheries Information centres are envisaged under this scheme. The outlay is for establishment of information centres/data dissemination centres in Fishermen villages, animation camps in fisheries villages, seminars, exhibitions and workshop, operational cost of NIFAM and awareness centres excluding salary, awareness programs and medical camps & Training  for peeling workers, communication network for extension will be established by linking fishing villages, marketing centres and the district offices, cost of training programmes based on the training need assessment, Fish festivals and aquashows.