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Table showing population involved in Fisheries & allied activities

Subdivision Population involved in Fisheries & Allied activities Total Male Female

SUB-DIVISION

TOTAL

MALE

FEMALE

Chungthang

60

53

7

Mangan

394

351

43

Gangtok

1931

1462

468

Rabongla

461

286

175

Gyalshing

366

322

44

Pakyong

247

219

28

Namchi

411

353

58

Soreng

283

244

39

 

Pisciculture is an important area of economic activity particularly in the context of enabling the rural people to derive incremental incomes and to improve their living standards. The state’s natural resources endowment with an extensive network of freshwater rivers, lakes, and streams offers condition which are conducive for development of inland fisheries where a variety of carps and trouts can thrive.

The table above shows that Gangtok subdivision accounts for the highest number of population involved in fisheries & allied activities. Gangtok is followed by Rabongla subdivision in the South District. Chungthang has the lowest number of population involved in the activity.



male/female ratio involed in fishing

 


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