The finance minister has proposed to increase the agriculture credit for the next fiscal year to ₹20 lakh crore, with focus on animal husbandry, dairy and fisheries, from ₹18 lakh crore for FY23. The budget has also laid emphasis on the fisheries sector, with a new sub-scheme called the PM Matsya Sampada Yojana with a targeted investment of ₹6,000 crore.

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