FISHERIES

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,
Fisheries
Jewel Rock Hotel Road
Shimoga