The main mission/vision of the Department are:-

  1. To attain self-sufficiency to offer per capita consumption of 1kg of table size fish.
  2. To attain self-sufficiency in respect of fish seed production to meet the state fish seed requirement.
  3. To offer permanent settlement to the jhum cultivators in order to do away with disastrous practiced of shifting cultivation.
  4. To create organize marketing network in the state.
  5. Conservation control and management of capture fisheries in order to augment and obtain sustainable production from the natural resources like rivers/reservoirs etc.
  6. Thereby to offer sustainable source of income to a sizeable rural poor and bring about economic upliftment of considerable numbers of families engaged in the sector.