Shimoga district has abundant in land water resources which help the fishing activity to a great extent. Fishing culture is helping the people
The district has 206 big tanks , 4210 small tanks besides reserviors, rivers and canals for the development of fishing activity. 28878 people are engaged in this activity. The district has a capacity of rearing 3 lakhs fish seed production and has a capacity of producing one lakh metric ton of fish every year.
Fishery development programmes are being undertaken by zilla panchayat, through state & district sector programmes, central schemes and centrally sponsored schemes.
SCHEMES OF THE DEPARTMENT:
State Plan - ZP Sector
Centrally Sponsored programmes - ZP Sector
Special programme is also implemented in special component plan & tribal sub plan to encourage SC/ST people in fishing activity.
For Details Contact :
Senior Assistant Director,
Jewel Rock Hotel Road