Seafood, now a click away for Bhubaneswar denizens

Bhubaneswar: Citizens of Bhubaneswar can go fishing online after government-owned Chilika Fresh outlet launched online buying services through its website, where in seafood can be bought at a click of the mouse.

The online service was launched by chief minister Naveen Patnaik today at a workshop organized by the Fisheries and the Animal Resources department at Jaydev Bhawan.

The online buying system promises to deliver seafood at the doorsteps witin an hour of placing an order. According to sources, additionally 26 Chilika Fresh outlets will be opened for the purpose. Moreover, the government is planning to open 150 stalls across the State.

Notably, the State government is planning to double the amount of fish production in State by the year 2020 in order to provide sustainable livelihood to the fish farmers.