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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Impact of pandemic (Covid-19) on select fisheries market: A supply chain analysis in district Srinagar, J&K

Author(s):
Ifqa Mushtaq Siddique, Dr. Rizwana Malik, Dr. Peerzada Mohammad Iqbal and Sadiya Farooq
Abstract:
The Pandemic Covid-19 crises caused unprecedented lockdowns, hitting hard the small scale fisheries sector and its market. The aim of the study was to assess the immediate effect of covid-19 pandemic on small scale fisheries in Kashmir valley. The primary data was collected through personal visits. A well-structured interview schedule comprising of 16 open ended questions was used to collect data from 80 fisher respondents from 3 fisher dominant areas (viz Moti Mohalla, Tailbal, Dobhighat) of district Srinagar, J&K, India. The data collected was analyzed using different statistical tools like MS-Excel, PAST-4 and SPSS. The outcome of the study concluded that most of the small scale fishers suffered a substantial impact on income, marketing and supply chain of fishes and fish products. The study also revealed that, despite normalization and re-opening of markets most of the fishers have not recovered from their financial losses.
Pages: 2985-2990  |  357 Views  104 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ifqa Mushtaq Siddique, Dr. Rizwana Malik, Dr. Peerzada Mohammad Iqbal and Sadiya Farooq. Impact of pandemic (Covid-19) on select fisheries market: A supply chain analysis in district Srinagar, J&K. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 2985-2990.

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