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From The Minister Desk



Mandate of the Fisheries department is to increase fish production by optimum utilization of all water bodies, to create infrastructure for post harvest management, to develop an enabling eco-system for adoption of scientific pisciculture, to strive for socio- economic uplift of the fishermen at large and to ensure availability of fish at affordable cost to the masses.

With that end in view, endeavour is being made by the Fisheries Department to Increase fish production through various means like bringing more water bodies under scientific pisciculture, ensuring access of nutritionally balanced fish feed and high quality fish seed/fingerlings to the fish farmers, dissemination of scientific knowledge about improved techniques of pisciculture, imparting hands-on training to farmers etc