SCHEMES OF NFDB

1. Intensive Aquaculture in ponds and Tanks

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Name of the Activity/Scheme

Unit Cost

Pattern of assistance

a

Construction of new fish/prawn ponds and Tanks

Existing species Entrepreneurs/farmers

(a) Rs. 3.00 lakhs/ha for plain areas

20% subsidy with a ceiling of Rs.0.60 lakhs/ha. and 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 0.75 lakhs/ha.

(b) Rs. 4.00 lakhs/ha in hill states/Districts and NE region

20% subsidy with a ceiling of 0.80 lakhs/ha. and 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 1.00 lakhs/ha.

New species Pangasius sutchi

Rs. 3.00 lakhs /ha

20% of the unit cost for all farmers and 25% subsidy to SC & STs

b

Renovation of existing fish/prawn ponds and Tanks Entrepreneurs/ farmers

Rs.0.75 lakh/ha

20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.15 lakhs/ha and 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs.0.1875 lakhs/ha

New species Pangasius sutchi

Rs.0.75 lakh/ha

c

Cost of inputs

For prawn farming Entrepreneurs/farmers

Rs.1.80 lakhs/ha

20% subsidy with a ceiling of Rs.0.36 lakhs/ha for all farmers

For fish/prawn farming in Paddy fields Entrepreneurs/farmers

Rs.0.50 lakhs/ha.

20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs

New species Pangasius sutchi

Rs. 5.00 lakh / ha

40% of subsidy of the unit cost for initial period of 2 years and thereafter 20% for all farmers and 25% for SC / ST farmers.

d

Establishment of freshwater prawn seed hatchery

Capacity: 25 million PL / unit/year State Governments

Rs. 30.00 lakhs/unit

90% of the unit cost as one time grant to the States for establishment of hatchery at State Level.

ii) Capacity: 5-8 million PL /unit/year for Entrepreneurs/ farmers

Rs. 12 lakhs/unit

20% subsidy with a ceiling of Rs.2.40 lakhs to entrepreneurs / farmers.

e

Establishment of fish seed hatchery

e

Establishment of fish seed hatcheries with or with out /nurseries 7 -8 million (fry) capacity / year

Rs. 12.00 lakhs/unit for plain areas

20% back ended bank linked subsidy to entrepreneurs / farmers with a ceiling of Rs. 2.4 lakhs/unit. 90% of the unit cost as one time grant to the State Fisheries Department, Quasi Government organizations and Research Institutes.

Rs. 16.00 lakhs/ Unit in hill state/ Districts and NE region

20% back ended bank linked subsidy to entrepreneurs /farmers with a ceiling of Rs.3.2 lakhs/unit. 90% of the unit cost as one time grant to the State Fisheries Department, Quasi Government organizations and Research Institutes

New Species* (*Cultivable species other than major carps) Entrepreneurs/ farmers

Unit cost has to be approved by CIFA

40% back ended subsidy on capital investment

f

Renovation of fish Seed Farms

i) Government fish seed rearing farms(aged about 5 years and above)

Rs 2.00 lakh/ha. Rearing area

90% one time grant for state fisheries departments only.

ii) Renovation / re-modeling / up gradation/ reconstruction of hatchery / nurseries in government sector (aged about 5 years and above) for existing and new species. Capacity: 7-8 million fry / year

Rs 4.00 lakhs/ hatchery of 7-8 million fry production / year

90% one time grant for state fisheries departments only.

g

Construction of fish seed rearing units for rearing fry to large fingerlings of 80 - 100mm size

Rs. 3.00 lakhs/ ha.for plain areas. Rs. 4.00 lakhs/ ha in hill states/ Districts of NE region

20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs 25% subsidy to SC & STs 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs 25% subsidy to SC & STs90% onetime grant to government / quasi government organizations

h

Brood stock Development Programme includingOrnamental (including farm and transport arrangements) - for Government Agencies/ Government institutions only.

Rs 25.00 lakhs including a farm, transport arrangements for dissemination. Available for the State Governments.

Full grant to Government Agencies/Government institutions only.

i

Trout culture in race ways – Unit size: 45 m3 water area Entrepreneurs/ farmers

Rs.1.00 lakh/ Unit

1. 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.20 lakhs/ha 2. 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 0.25 lakhs/ha.

Inputs for trout farming in raceways Unit size: 45 m3 water volume

Rs.1.30 lakhs/ unit

1. 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.26 lakhs/ha 2. 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 0.325 lakhs/ha.

j

Trout seed hatchery

i) Capacity: 0.5-1.0 million fry / year State Governments

Rs. 30.00 lakhs/unit

One time grant to the States/ ICAR institutions/ quasi government organizations.

ii) Capacity: 0.2-0.3 million fry / year Entrepreneurs/ farmers

Rs. 12 lakhs/unit

20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs

k

Feed mill ( Extruded floating pelleted feed of 5 tons/hour production capacity Entrepreneurs

Rs 1000.00 lakhs

40% equity on machinery and equipment in respect of listed companies (or) 40% soft loan (with 5% interest) administered through commercial banks for entrepreneurs./ Profit making Fisheries Federations/ Fisheries Corporations

Feed mill of 2 tons/day.

Rs 25.00 lakhs/ unit

40% Soft loan on the capital cost (excluding land cost) @5% interest rate through ationalized banks

Feed mill of 1.2 quintal /day

7.5 lakhs / unit

20% subsidy with a ceiling of Rs.1.5 lakh per unit to entrepreneurs/ Farmers

l

Trout feed mill 3 tons/hour production capacity

Rs 500.00 lakhs

100% one time grant on machinery and equipment to State Fisheries dept/ ICAR / quasi government organizations.

m

Running water fish culture

Construction (100m3 water volume)

Rs 0.45 lakhs/unit

1. 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.09 lakhs/unit 2. 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 0.1125 lakhs/unit.

First year input

Rs 0.15 lakhs/unit

1. 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.03 lakhs/unit 2. 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 0.0375 lakhs/unit.

2. Fresh water Ornamental Fisheries

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Name of the Activity/ Scheme

Unit Cost

Pattern of assistance

i)

Backyard hatchery

Rs. 1.50 lakh

50% unit cost as subsidy to entrepreneurs, members of Women SHGs/ Fisherwomen Cooperative Societies

ii)

Medium scale unit

Rs 4.00 lakhs

50% unit cost as subsidy to beneficiaries

iii)

Integrated Ornamental Fishery Units

Rs 15.00 lakhs

90% Subsidy to the Government Agencies/ Government institutions and 50 % unit cost as subsidy to entrepreneur

iv)

Setting up of Aquarium fabrication units SHGs/Entrepreneurs

Rs. 1.00 lakh

50% unit cost as subsidy to members of Women SHGs/ Fisherwomen Cooperative Societies and 25% unit cost as subsidy to individual persons.

3. Reservoir Fisheries Development(RFD)

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Name of the Activity/ Scheme

Unit Cost

Pattern of assistance

A

i Fingerling Stocking in reservoirs @ 2000 /ha in small reservoirs, @1000/ha for medium and @500 for large reservoirs.

Re 1/- per fingerling of 80 - 100 mm IMCand other species indicated in the guidelines. This cost would include rearing of seed insitu / exsitu and transportation.

100% grant for stocking of fingerlings. Implementing agency shall pay 25% lease /license amount to NFDB

ii Continuous stocking for medium and large reservoirs for 4 consecutive years.

Re 1/- per fingerling of 80-100 mm size

Stocking of fingerlings in medium and large reservoirs at 50% of numbers stocked in the first year.

b

Training to fishermen on reservoir management

Up to for 5 days to the fishermen depending on the reservoirs. DA to fishermen @Rs.150 / Day, TA to fishermen – Rs 100 per day; Honorarium to the resource persons Rs.500/-per day, TA - @Rs.1000/- per programme; Implementing agency @Rs. 75 / day / member

4. Coastal Aquaculture

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Name of the Activity/ Scheme

Unit Cost

Pattern of assistance

(i)

Construction of ponds for brackish water fin fish culture

Rs. 2.40 lakhs/ha

25% cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 0.60 lakhs/ha as subsidy.

(ii)

Additional infrastructure for brackish water finfish culture for modification of existing farms.

Rs. 2.00 lakhs/ ha.

25% cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 0.50 lakhs/ha as subsidy.

(iii)

Input assistance for brackish water fin fish culture.

Rs.3.00 lakhs/ ha. (subject to the approval of CIBA based on the production levels)

1. One time back ended subsidy of 25% to all farmers to a maximum of 0.75 lakhs/ha and 2. 30% subsidy in case of SC/STs to a maximum of Rs. 0.90 lakhs/ha.

(iv)

Cage culture of fin fishes in ponds

Capital cost of Rs. 10.00 lakhs / ha. (Subject to the approval of CIBA /RGCA based on the production levels).

1. Back ended subsidy of 25% on the capital cost not exceeding Rs. 2.50 lakhs/ha 2. Back ended subsidy of 30% on the capital cost to SCs/STs not exceeding Rs. 3.0 lakhs/ha.

(v)

Input assistance for cage culture of brackish water fin fish

Rs. 7.00 lakhs / ha. (Subject to the approval of CIBA /RGCA based on the production levels).

1. Back ended subsidy of 25% on the working capital for first crop with a ceiling of Rs. 1.75 lakhs/ha 2. Back ended subsidy of 30% on the working capital for first crop to SCs/STs with a ceiling of Rs. 2.10 lakhs/ha.

Need Based Financial Assistance for development and demonstration of innovative/ new technologies

1.

For increasing fish production/ productivity as broodstock development,

Unit cost to be recommended by Central Fisheries Institute concerned.

Onetime 100% grant to the Central/State Government organizations/Federation.

2.

New species

Unit cost to be recommended by Central Fisheries Institute concerned.

Subsidy on 40% of the project cost as promotional incentive on capital cost as back ended subsidy to the entrepreneurs.

3.

Low cost feed with high nutritive value,

4.

New farming practices (cage/pen culture), etc.

5.

Development of Diagnostic kits ( including biotechnological kits)

Unit cost has to be approved by Central Fish. Institute concerned.

40% soft loan on capital investment through commercial banks to the entrepreneurs.

6.

Setting up of Aquatic Animal Health and Environmental Management Laboratory in farming areas

Rs. 58.0 lakhs for the coastal states and Rs. 40.0 lakhs for inland states

100% grant to the state governments on the capital and one time recurring cost

7.

Need based financial assistance for Specific Pathogen Free shrimp nauplii production centres.

Rs. 25.00 lakhs for atleast 200 million nauplii production capacity/year

100% grant to Government Agencies

8.

Additional infrastructure for SPF shrimp seed hatcheries

Rs. 20.00 lakhs for 30 million PL20 capacity/year

90% to the Central/State Government Departments /Institutions;

9.

Assistance to Specific Pathogen Free shrimp culture farms for additional infrastructure for semi intensive /intensive farming.

Rs. 15.00 lakhs for 5 ha. w.s.a. and above

1. Back ended subsidy of 25% on the capital cost. 2. Back ended subsidy of 30% on the capital cost to SCs/STs

10.

Development of fish breeding grounds through mangrove plantation

Unit cost to be approved by the competent institution

75% grant to meet the cost of mangrove sapling, transplantation and rearing and remaining 25% cost of labour component met through MNREGA

5. Mariculture

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Name of the Activity/ Scheme

Unit Cost

Pattern of assistance

a.

Setting up of open sea cage culture by companies

Rs. 2.00 crores per unit

20% equity participation on investment

b.

Setting up of new hatcheries for brackishwater fin fish seed production

Rs. 72 lakhs

40% subsidy on the unit cost not exceeding Rs.28.80 lakhs/unit

c.

Diversification by shrimp hatcheries to brackishwater fin fish seed production

Rs. 70 lakhs

20% subsidy on the unit cost not exceeding Rs.28.0 lakhs/unit

d.

Assistance for setting up of Open Sea cage culture units

Capital cost of Rs. 6.00 lakhs /cage and working capital of Rs.4.15 lakhs/ cage of 12 meter dia

40 % back ended subsidy on capital and working capital to fishermen groups and entrepreneurs

e.

Assistance for setting up of open sea cage culture units by fishermen societies and SHGs

Capital cost of Rs. 1.25 lakhs/cage of 6 meter dia

40 % back ended subsidy on capital cost to fishermen societies and groups

f.

Training on marine ornamental fish culture

100% grant

100% financial assistance to Govt. institutions as per the guidelines of NFDB.

g.

Assistance to Mussel/Oyster/clam culture/ other commercial shellfishes

Rs. 20,000/ Unit of 50m2

50% subsidy on the unit cost

h.

Seaweed culture

Rs. 5,000/ unit

50% subsidy on the unit cost to women SHG's and entrepreneurs

6. Development of Domestic Fish Marketing

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Name of the Activity/ Scheme

Unit Cost

Pattern of assistance

1

Modernization of wholesale fish markets.

Rs.250.00 lakhs/50 stalls

90% of capital cost as grant to Government Fisheries Departments, Quasi Government Organizations, Local Civic Bodies, and Research Institutes.

2

Development / construction of new retail markets complexes and retail outlets

Rs.50.00 lakhs to 100.00 lakhs for establishment of major retail markets (20 outlets) and upto Rs.50.00 lakhs for minor retail market (10 outlets)

90% of capital cost as grant to Government Fisheries Departments, Quasi Government Organizations, Local Civil Bodies, Research Institutes, 25% of capital cost as subsidy to Entrepreneurs and 30% to SC/ST, Women and NE beneficiaries.

3

Establishment of modern fish retail outlet by NFDB

To be decided and appraised on case to case basis and on the local conditions.

NFDB will establish the retail outlets and will be leased/ rented to eligible entrepreneurs / self help groups / ex-servicemen to manage the unit. Under PPP mode.

4

Setting up of retail fish Outlets

Up to Rs.10.00 lakhs

Subsidy @ 25 % of approved project cost to entrepreneurs (30% subsidy for SCs /STs/ NE regions).

5

Retailing by fisherwomen

Up to Rs. 10.00 lakhs

40% subsidy on the project cost to Fisherwomen who are involved in fish marketing and fisherwomen who are from fishermen Community and members of local fishermen or fisherwomen co-operative societies.

6

Cold chain development and processing of value added and products.

Unit cost has to be decided appraised on case to case basis.

90% of capital cost as grant to Government Fisheries Departments, Fisheries Corporations/Federations, 40% of capital cost as subsidy to Entrepreneurs.

7

Campaign for promotion of fish products and consumption

Each proposal will be examined and appraised on case to case basis.

100% grant to Government departments, Research institutions, and Quasi government Organizations.

8

Organization of fish festival/fish mela

Up to Rs.50.00 lakhs

50% of the expenditure to Govt. departments / Quasi Government organizations/ Research organizations.

9.

Model Fish Dressing Centre

Up to Rs. 150.00 lakhs

90% grant to the Govt. Departments / Quasi Govt. Organizations / Research Institutes

10

Developing working model/ branding / bench marking / certification

Case to case basis

90% grant to the Govt. Departments / Quasi Govt. Organizations / Research Institutes

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11

Setting up of Solar drying of fish units

(i) Unit cost up to Rs.6.0 lakhs for 100 Kg/day (ii) case to case basis for 500 Kg./day and above.

a) 90% grant to the Govt. Departments / Quasi Govt. organizations / Research Institutes (b) 25% subsidy (30% for SC/ ST & NE regions) to fishermen/ fisher women/SHGs/ entrepreneurs

12

Platform for Sun drying of fish

Unit cost limited to Rs. 35,000/- per platform of min 150 sq. feet.

a) 90% grant to the Govt. Departments / Quasi Govt. Organizations / Research Institutes (b) 25% subsidy (30% for SC/ ST & NE regions) to Fishermen/ fisher women/SHGs/ entrepreneurs.

14

*Training and demonstration to fisherwomen on hygienic handling of fish and processing/ value addition.

100% grant

100% Financial assistance as per the guidelines of NFDB

7. Infrastructure Development for Harbours and Landing Centres

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Name of the Activity/ Scheme

Unit Cost

Pattern of assistance

01

Renovation /Up Gradation of Existing Fishing harbour.

As per the recommendation of CICEF, Bangalore

100% grant to State Governments / Port Trusts.

02

Renovation /Upgradation of Existing fish landing centres

As per the recommendation of CICEF, Bangalore

100% grant to State Governments / Port Trusts.

8. Deep Sea Fishing and Tuna Processing

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Name of the Activity/ Scheme

Unit Cost

Pattern of assistance

01

Development of indigenous tuna fishing fleet.

Rs. 75 lakhs (including gear components)

25-33 % of the total cost of construction as equity participation and beneficiaries could raise the balance through loan

02

Human Resource development

1.DA Rs 150/- per day/trainee 2. To & fro travel max Rs 500/actual 3. honorarium Rs 500 and actual to & fro expenses max Rs.1,000/- 4. Institutional expenses Rs.75/day/trainee.

100% financial assistance as per guide lines of NFDB

03

Up-gradation of processing units

To be decided on case to case basis

20-30% equity participation appraised by MPEDA for ICAR/Government institution

9. Human Resource Development Programmes- Training

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Name of the Activity/ Scheme

Unit Cost

Pattern of assistance

01

Training programme on different aquaculture practices, processing and extension activities to formers / master trainers/ government officers at induction level.

To be decided on case to case basis

i.20 participants per batch ii. period of training 10 days/training ii. TA will be provided on request from the organizing institute after submission of travel documents iv. No DA is eligible to the participants since boarding and lodging facilities being provided by the concerned training institutes with the funding support of NFDB v. Funding support will be provided to the training organizing institutes towards course fee, honorarium and TA to the resource personnel Publication, local visit and misc expenditure, where justified. 100% financial assistance to Government as per the guidelines of NFDB


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