Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

PM Matsya Sampada Yojana

About the PMMSY

🔰 The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India is implementing Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana – A scheme to bring about Blue Revolution.

🔰 PMMSY Scheme aims for Sustainable and responsible development of the fisheries sector in India.

🔰 An estimated investment of Rs. 20050 crores for holistic development of the fisheries sector including the welfare of fishers.

🔰 PMMSY is being implemented in all the States and Union Territories for a period of 5 years from FY 2020-21 to FY 2024-25.

Objectives of the PMMSY
  • Exploiting fisheries’ potential in a sustainable, responsible, inclusive, and equitable manner.
  • Increase fish production and productivity through expansion, intensification, diversification, and productive use of land and water.
  • post-harvest management and quality improvement.
  • Doubling farmers’ income and increasing employment.
Implementation of the PMMSY

The scheme will be implemented as an umbrella scheme with two separate components:

  • Central Sector Scheme
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme
Important Points
  • World Fisheries Day: 21st November
  • World Tuna Fish Day: 2nd May
  • National Fish Farmer’s Day: 10th July
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