Uttarakhand Fisheries Department

Uttarakhand Fisheries Department

Fisheries Department of Uttarakhand is the department which handle all the issue related to fisheries. The main aim of the department is developing and promoting the business of fisheries in the state by providing services and basic needs to the farmers who are linked with this. The Fisheries Department of Uttarakhand run so many schemes to provide services like

  • Providing land on lease for Ponds.
  • Pond construction and betterment.
  • Approval of loan for fisheries.
  • Promotion of programme related to fisheries.

Objectives of Fisheries Department of Uttarakhand

  • Maintaining the balance and increasing the production of fishes in the state.
  • Providing the high protein diet in rural areas.
  • Pond construction and betterment of ponds in both hilly and plain regions of Uttarakhand.
  • Providing training in Fisheries.
  • Increasing the employment social regeneration.
  • Beneficiary Welfare schemes for SCs and STs

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Motives of Fisheries Department in Uttarakhand

  • Increase in the fish production with maintaining ecological balance
  • Availability of proteins food in rural areas
  • Creation and maintenance of ponds in plain and hilly areas
  • Provide modern training of fisheries
  • Generate employment and extra income for people
  • Conduct plans to benefit of SC & ST

Fisheries Department, Uttarakhand is a government agency responsible for development of fisheries in the state. The directorate of Fisheries is located at Raipur, Dehradun. Various projects implementation and increase in the fisheries occupation is being done by the department.

Schemes related to Fisheries in Uttarakhand

S.No. Name of Project Details of Project
1. Development of Reservoir (conservation and promotion of fisheries in natural water source) Development of fisheries in natural water sources with help of local people
2. Schedule Castes Sub Plan (SCSP) – Training for self employment of SC persons – FOR SC : 70% subsidy (INR 49000) for plain areas on fishery pond of INR 70000/- per 0.20 hectare(unit). – FOR SC : 70% subsidy (INR 42000) for hill areas on fishery pond of INR 60000/- per 0.01 hectare(unit).
3. Tribe Sub Plan (TSP) – Training for self employment of tribal persons – FOR Tribe : 70% subsidy (INR 49000) for plain areas on fishery pond of INR 70000/- per 0.20 hectare(unit). – FOR Tribe : 70% subsidy (INR 42000) for hill areas on fishery pond of INR 60000/- per 0.01 hectare(unit).
4. Adarsh Fishery Pond manufacture in hilly areas – Manufacture and marking of Adarsh Fishery ponds in state – Manufacture of concrete pond of minimum 200 sq mtr/ 0.02 Hectare size (20x10x1.5 mtr/ 01 unit) area. 1st year subsidy INR 150000 (of total investment INR 300000). One candidate can have maximum 3 units.
5. Fishery Pond manufacture in hilly areas – Small pond manufacture of 0.005 hactare area – Pond manufacture of 0.005 hactare/ 50 meter area with 50% subsidy of total cost i.e INR 25000/- of INR 50000/-. One candidate can have 3 units only. -Training, field visit and holding public seminars for persons in fish cultivation
6. Fish Cultivation Development Agency (75% Center funded) – Promotion of fish cultivation in plain area – Pond manufacture and investment in fishery in plain areas of total cost INR 3,50,000 per hectare with 20% subsidy of INR 70000/- per hectare – Pond maintenance and investment in fishery in plain areas of total cost INR 1,25,000 per hectare with 20% subsidy of INR 25000/- per hectare
7. Development of cold water fishes (75% Center funded) – Promoting Fisheries in Hilly areas. -Constructing running water ponds in hilly areas and providing total investment of 60,000/- rs in which 20 percent is payable at 0.001 hectare(unit) i.e rs 12,000/rs per 0.001 Hect
8. National Fishermen Welfare Scheme ( 50% Center funded) -Social development of weak class fishermen. -Development of model villages for fishermen which includes: – 75,000/- rs for the construction of home with drinking water system. – Rs 40,000 for one tube well( one in every 40 houses) -Insurance of fishermen
9. Fisheries Training and Dissemination (80% Center funded) Constructing fisheries training centers and running of training related programmes
10. Database and information networking, empowerment ( 100% Center funded) Collecting data on various water resources development and related fishes and creating a state database of the information
11. State fishery laboratory setting ( 75% Central Funded ) This Includes – fishes health, diagnosis of diseases of fish and fish ponds, analyze the quality of water samples
12. Integrated fisheries ( inland aquaculture and fisheries development ( 75 percent Central ) Society / Social House Group through integrated fisheries in the state

Contact Information for Uttarakhand Fisheries Department

Director
Fisheries Directorate
Badasi Grant (Dhanyadi), Raipur,
Dehradun - 248001
Uttarakhand
info@fisheriesuk.org
matsya vibhag Uttarakhand

5 Responses

  1. Suneet Joshi

    Hello Sir,
    I am suneet joshi and i have done mba. I want to start fishery business along with the pig farming can you please guide me, how can i get the proper training..? My contact no. is 9873194701 please guide me

  2. Rajkumar Singh

    Hello Sir,
    I am RAJKUMAR and i have done MSC IN GEOLOGY . I want to start fishery business along with the FISH farming can you please guide me, how can i get the proper training..? My contact no. is 9004675987 please guide me

  3. Mohammad javed

    Sir I have pond of 1 acre and currently I am rearing pangasius. Sir my dishes are not growing expectedly current average in 8 months is 100g. Sir plz suggest me some solutions and I also want to know about the insurance of fishes and loan.
    Thanks

  4. manish chandra dani

    sir i am manish…
    I have completed B.Sc from (zbc) and i want to know how i can get job in fisheries department

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