Department Official
Serial No. NAME OF THE DEPARTMENT HEAD WITH DESIGNATION Office Address Contact No and Email
1 Office of the Fishery Officer Amlarem Sub-Division, Amlarem Mr. G. G. J. Lyngdoh, Fishery Officer Amsarim, Amlarem

Programmes and Activities:

  • Individual Pond - Blue Revolution (1st Phase) under Meghalaya State Aquaculture Mission 2.0 - Under this scheme new ponds under individual category is being established to convert idle lands into productive units for income generation and livelihood to the rural population. The cost of construction of pond depends on the size of the pond which in turn depends on the topographical conditions of the land. This scheme provides a scope for a minimum water area of 0.05 hectare upto 1.0 hectare, with 60% subsidy amount and 40% beneficiary own contribution.
  • Mission Fingerlings (seed rearing) – Quality fish seed is a fundamental pre-requisite for sustainable and successful fish culture, be it on a small scale or commercial scale operations. Advanced fish fingerlings of the desired species in required quantity are essential for stocking in grow-out pond for realising satisfactory survival, production as well as productivity. The minimum water area eligible for financial assistance shall be 0.05 hectare subject to a maximum of 0.1 hectare with a water depth of 1-1.5 meters deep. Financial assistance under this scheme is 60% subsidy and 40% own contribution.
  • Establishment of Fabricated Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Hatchery in private sector – The minimum farm area eligible for financial assistance shall be 1 (one) hectare. The farm area of 1 (one) hectare shall include nursery ponds, rearing ponds, stocking tanks, brood stock tanks, godown, installation FRP hatchery, etc. Financial assistance under the scheme is at a unit cost of ` 8.00 lakh each, of which subsidy will be 60% i.e. ` 4.80 lakh and 40% own contribution of the farmer partner i.e. ` 3.20 lakh.
  • Establishment of fish sanctuaries – The primary objective behind the establishment of sanctuaries was for conservation of aquatic biodiversity, natural breeding and feeding grounds and stock restoration of endangered fish species. These sanctuaries also provided livelihood and income as they became hubs for Eco Tourism. Assistance for establishment of fish sanctuaries is a one time grant to interested NGOs/Self Help Groups/Communities etc.

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Ponds Ponds Training of Fish Farmers