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Financial Assistance to Brackish Water Aquaculture Farms : Goa



Fisheries Department, Goa Govt. has a scheme for its fishermen community that will provide financial assistance to Brackish water aqua farms.

This scheme will have three components

  • Financial Assistance and Renovation of Farms
  • Financial Assistance for purchase of farming equipments.
  • Financial Assistance for purchase of feed.

Objective

  • To increase the coastal aquaculture activities through implementation of good management practices.
  • To increase in total fish production in the State.
  • To revive the aquaculture farms which have stopped operation due to high operational cost.

Eligibility

  • The beneficiaries shall be all the registered fish and shrimp farmers.
  • Beneficiaries should be small farmers having water spread area of 2 hectares or less.
  • Farms owned by farmers should be licensed by Coastal Aquaculture Authority.

Benefits

Financial Assistance and Renovation of Farms

25% subsidy of cost of construction Upto Rs.2.00 lakhs/hectare of which Rs.45,000/- per hectare will be from Central Share.

Financial Assistance for purchase of farming equipments

50% subsidy of the cost up to Rs.1.00 lakh per hectare for all mentioned equipments.

Financial Assistance and Renovation of Farms

25% subsidy on the cost of feed upto Rs. 30000 per crop/hectare for 2 crops in a year.

How to Apply

  • Application forms will be available in all the BDO offices.
  • Forms completed in all respect will be forwarded to the Directorate of Fisheries through all the concerned BDO Offices.

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