In order to create awareness on fish production, consumption, and promotion of fish and fishery products and to create awareness about various technological developments, it is felt essential to organize fish festivals or fish fairs. Various developmental initiatives, schemes, programmes and technologies including ornamental fisheries can be exhibited during those festivals or fairs.
National Fisheries Development Board / State Government departments/ Quasi Government organizations
Items Eligible For Assistance:
Exhibitions, construction of stalls, ground rent, electricity, generator, water supply, sanitation, aquarium stalls, fish stalls, inauguration and closing functions, Seminars and workshops, quiz, essay competition for school children and for participants, advertisement, any other related items.
Quantum of Assistance:
- NFDB will meet 100% of the cost when it organizes fish festival/fairs.
- NFDB will provide a maximum of 50% of the expenditure on above items as grant to the State Government Department/Quasi Governments organizations.
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