NFDB Schemes

National Fisheries Development Board
Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, 401-402, Mythri Vihar, HUDA Complex, Ameerpet, Hyderabad- 500 038
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60 lakhs/ha. 0. 30.00 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.15 lakhs/ha and 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. a Name of the Activity/ Scheme Unit Cost Pattern of assistance Construction of new fish/prawn ponds and Tanks Existing species Entrepreneurs/ farmers (a) Rs. 5.36 lakhs/ha for all farmers 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs Rs.1.00 lakhs /ha Rs.75 lakh/ha Rs. and 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs.0. Rs.1875 lakhs/ha. 0.0. New species Pangasius sutchi b Renovation of existing fish/prawn ponds and Tanks Entrepreneurs/ farmers New species Pangasius sutchi Cost of inputs For prawn farming Entrepreneurs/ farmers For fish/prawn farming in Paddy fields Entrepreneurs/ farmers New species Pangasius sutchi (b) Rs. 20% subsidy with a ceiling of 0. 2 . 0. No.50 lakhs/ha.75 lakhs/ha. d Establishment of freshwater prawn seed hatchery Capacity: 25 million Rs. 1. 3.00 lakhs/ ha for plain areas 20% subsidy with a ceiling of Rs.SCHEMES OF NFDB 1. 4.0.00 lakhs/ha.80 lakhs/ha 20% subsidy with a ceiling of Rs. 3.00 90% of the unit cost as one time PL / unit/year lakhs/unit grant to the States for State Governments establishment of hatchery at State Level.75 lakh/ha c Rs. Intensive Aquaculture in ponds and Tanks Sl.80 lakhs/ha. and 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 20% of the unit cost for all farmers and 25% subsidy to SC & STs 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.00 lakhs/ ha in hill states/ Districts and NE region Rs. 0.

00 lakhs/ unit for plain areas 20% subsidy with a ceiling of Rs. seed rearing Rearing area farms(aged about 5 years and above) ii) Renovation / Rs 4.e e ii) Capacity: 5-8 Rs. Quasi Government organizations and Research Institutes. 16. Capacity: 7-8 million fry / year 40% back ended subsidy on capital investment 90% one time grant for state fisheries departments only. 3 . 12. 20% back ended bank linked subsidy to entrepreneurs / farmers with a ceiling of Rs. 90% of the unit cost as one time grant to the State Fisheries Department. 3. 90% of the unit cost as one time grant to the State Fisheries Department. 2.40 lakhs to entrepreneurs / farmers. Quasi Government organizations and Research Institutes Rs.00 lakhs/ Unit in hill state/ Districts and NE region f Unit cost has to be New Species* approved by CIFA (*Cultivable species other than major carps) Entrepreneurs/ farmers Renovation of fish Seed Farms i) Government fish Rs 2.00 lakh/ha.2 lakhs/unit. 12 lakhs/unit million PL /unit/ year for Entrepreneurs/farm ers Establishment of fish seed hatchery Establishment of fish seed hatcheries with or with out /nurseries 7 -8 million (fry) capacity / year Rs.4 lakhs/unit.00 lakhs/ re-modeling / up hatchery of 7-8 gradation/ million fry reconstruction of production / year hatchery / nurseries in government sector (aged about 5 years and above) for existing and new species. 2. 90% one time grant for state fisheries departments only. 20% back ended bank linked subsidy to entrepreneurs /farmers with a ceiling of Rs.

20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.20 lakhs/ha 2. Trout culture in race ways – Unit size: 45 m3 water area Entrepreneurs/ farmers Inputs for trout farming in raceways Unit size: 45 m3 water volume Trout seed hatchery i) Capacity: 0./ Profit making Fisheries Federations/ Fisheries Corporations 40% Soft loan on the capital cost (excluding land cost) @5% interest rate through nationalized banks 20% subsidy with a ceiling of Rs.325 lakhs/ha. Rs 25.00 lakh/ Unit 1. h i Brood stock Development Programme including ornamental (including farm and transport arrangements) for Government Agencies/Governme nt institutions only.g Construction of fish seed rearing units for rearing fry to large fingerlings of 80 .2 quintal /day 7.1. 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 30. Rs.5 lakh per unit to entrepreneurs/ Farmers 4 . 20% subsidy for all unit farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.3 million fry / year Entrepreneurs/ farmers Feed mill ( Extruded floating pelletted feed of 5 tons/hour production capacity Entrepreneurs Rs.5 lakhs / unit 40% equity on machinery and equipment in respect of listed companies (or) 40% soft loan (with 5% interest) administered through commercial banks for entrepreneurs. 1.00 lakhs/ha.26 lakhs/ha 2. 3. transport arrangements for dissemination.25 lakhs/ha.1.00 lakhs/ unit Feed mill of 1. 12 lakhs/unit One time grant to the States/ ICAR institutions/ quasi government organizations .00 lakhs Feed mill of 2 tons/day.00 lakhs/ ha in hill states/ Districts of NE region Rs 25. 4. 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs 25% subsidy to SC & STs 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs 25% subsidy to SC & STs 90% onetime grant to government / quasi government organizations Full grant to Government Agencies/Government institutions only.30 lakhs/ 1.2-0.0 million fry / year State Governments ii) Capacity: 0. for plain areas.00 lakhs/unit Rs. 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs j k Rs 1000. 0.5-1. 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 0. Rs.100mm size Rs.00 lakhs including a farm. Available for the State Governments. Rs.

l Trout feed mill 3 tons/hour production capacity Running water fish culture Construction ( 100m3 water volume) Rs 500.0375 lakhs/unit. 0.15 lakhs/ unit 1. ii) iii) Medium scale unit Integrated Ornamental Fishery Units Rs 4. No. 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.45 lakhs/ unit First year input Rs 0. i) Name of the Activity/ Scheme Backyard hatchery Unit Cost Rs. 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. 2. m Rs 0.50 lakh Pattern of assistance 50% unit cost as subsidy to entrepreneurs. 1. 25% subsidy to SC & STs with a ceiling of Rs. Fresh water Ornamental Fisheries Sl.00 lakhs Rs 15.00 lakhs iv) Setting up of Rs. members of Women SHGs/ Fisherwomen Cooperative Societies 50% unit cost as subsidy to beneficiaries 90% Subsidy to the Government Agencies/Government institutions and 50 % unit cost as subsidy to entrepreneur 50% unit cost as subsidy to members of Women SHGs/ Fisherwomen Cooperative Societies and 25% unit cost as subsidy to individual persons.00 Aquarium fabrication lakh units SHGs/Entrepreneurs 5 . 0.09 lakhs/unit 2.00 lakhs 100% one time grant on machinery and equipment to State Fisheries dept/ ICAR / quasi government organizations. 20% subsidy for all farmers/entrepreneurs with a ceiling of 0.1125 lakhs/unit.03 lakhs/unit 2. 1. 1.

90 lakhs/ha.100 mm IMC and other species indicated in the guidelines.per fingerling of 80 .3. No. 3. (subject to the approval of CIBA based on the production levels) (iv) Cage culture of fin fishes in ponds Capital cost of Rs.00 lakhs / ha. @ 1000/ha for medium and @500 for large reservoirs. Implementing agency @Rs. 30% subsidy in case of SC/STs to a maximum of Rs. Back ended subsidy of 30% on the capital cost to SCs/STs not exceeding Rs.150 / Day.per fingerling for medium and large of 80-100 mm size reservoirs for 4 consecutive years. No.00 lakhs/ ha.50 lakhs/ha as subsidy.50 lakhs/ha 2. Rs. Back ended subsidy of 25% on the capital cost not exceeding Rs. 2. DA to fishermen @Rs. TA to fishermen – Rs 100 per day. One time back ended subsidy of 25% to all farmers to a maximum of 0.0 lakhs/ha. Implementing agency shall pay 25% lease / license amount to NFDB Re 1/.3. ii Continuous stocking Re 1/.75 lakhs/ha and 2. b Training to fishermen on reservoir management Stocking of fingerlings in medium and large reservoirs at 50% of numbers stocked in the first year. Unit Cost Rs.00 lakhs/ ha. Reservoir Fisheries Development(RFD) Sl. (i) Name of the Activity/ Scheme Construction of ponds for brackish water fin fish culture Additional infrastructure for brackish water finfish culture for modification of existing farms. This cost would include rearing of seed insitu / exsitu and transportation. 6 . 2. 1. 0. Input assistance for brackish water fin fish culture. Honorarium to the resource persons Rs. 500/-per day. Up to for 5 days to the fishermen depending on the reservoirs. 25% cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 75 / day / member 4. a Name of the Activity/ Scheme i Fingerling Stocking in reservoirs @ 2000 /ha in small reservoirs. 1.40 lakhs/ha Pattern of assistance 25% cost subject to a maximum of Rs. Rs. (iii). Unit Cost Pattern of assistance 100% grant for stocking of fingerlings. 0. (Subject to the approval of CIBA /RGCA based on the production levels).60 lakhs/ha as subsidy. 1000/. 2. TA . 0.per programme. (ii).@Rs. 10. Coastal Aquaculture Sl.

15. 2. Setting up of Aquatic Rs. recommended by project cost as Low cost feed with high Central Fisheries promotional incentive on 3. and Pathogen Free shrimp 25% on the capital cost. assistance for Specific atleast 200 million Government Agencies Pathogen Free shrimp nauplii production nauplii production centres. 9.75 lakhs/ha 2.a. Development of Diagnostic Unit cost has to be 40% soft loan on capital kits ( including approved by investment through biotechnological kits) Central Fish. (Subject to the approval of CIBA /RGCA based on the production levels). 20.s. 6. 7 .00 lakhs for 1. culture farms for additional above 2. 25.1. Need Based Financial Assistance for development and demonstration of innovative/ new technologies 1. Additional infrastructure Rs. Unit cost to be Subsidy on 40% of the 2. Institute capital cost as back New farming practices concerned. 10. Back ended subsidy of 5 ha. commercial banks to the Institute entrepreneurs. 40. For increasing fish Unit cost to be Onetime 100% grant to production/ productivity as recommended by the Central/State broodstock development. New species. Development of fish Unit cost to be 75% grant to meet the breeding grounds through approved by the cost of mangrove sapling. nutritive value. 5. Back ended subsidy of 25% on the working capital for first crop with a ceiling of Rs. mangrove plantation competent transplantation and institution rearing and remaining 25% cost of labour component met through MNREGA (v) Input assistance for cage culture of brackish water fin fish Rs. entrepreneurs.10 lakhs/ha. Assistance to Specific Rs.0 lakhs capital and one time Management Laboratory in for inland states recurring cost farming areas Need based financial Rs. 1. w. Back ended subsidy of infrastructure for semi 30% on the capital cost intensive /intensive to SCs/STs farming. (cage/pen culture). ended subsidy to the 4. concerned. Back ended subsidy of 30% on the working capital for first crop to SCs/STs with a ceiling of Rs.0 lakhs for 100% grant to the state Animal Health and the coastal states governments on the Environmental and Rs.00 lakhs / ha.00 lakhs for 100% grant to 7. concerned. Central Fisheries Government Institute organizations/Federation. 58. etc.00 lakhs for 90% to the Central/State for SPF shrimp seed 30 million PL20 Government Departments hatcheries capacity/year /Institutions. 7. capacity/year 8.

5.00 crores per unit Pattern of assistance 20% equity participation on investment 40% subsidy on the unit cost not exceeding Rs. 2. 6. 28. Mariculture Sl. Development of Domestic Fish Marketing Sr. a. Unit Cost Rs.00 lakhs/50 stalls Pattern of assistance 90% of capital cost as grant to Government Fisheries Departments. 1. Name of the Activity/ Scheme Setting up of open sea cage culture by companies Setting up of new hatcheries for brackishwater fin fish seed production Diversification by shrimp hatcheries to brackishwater fin fish seed production Assistance for setting up of Open Sea cage culture units Assistance for setting up of open sea cage culture units by fishermen societies and SHGs Training on marine ornamental fish culture Unit Cost Rs.15 lakhs/ cage of 12 meter dia e.80 lakhs/unit 20% subsidy on the unit cost not exceeding Rs. 20. 72 lakhs c. Capital cost of Rs.250. No 1 Name of the Activity/ Scheme Modernization of wholesale fish markets. Quasi Government Organizations. No. Rs. and Research Institutes. Rs. institutions as per the guidelines of NFDB.25 lakhs/cage of 6 meter dia f 100% grant G Assistance to Mussel/Oyster/clam culture/ other commercial shellfishes Seaweed culture Rs. 8 .000/ Unit of 50m2 H Rs. Capital cost of Rs.00 lakhs /cage and working capital of Rs. 50% subsidy on the unit cost b. 70 lakhs d. 4. Local Civic Bodies. 28. 5.0 lakhs/unit 40 % back ended subsidy on capital and working capital to fishermen groups and entrepreneurs 40 % back ended subsidy on capital cost to fishermen societies and groups 100% financial assistance to Govt.000/ unit 50% subsidy on the unit cost to women SHG’s and entrepreneurs 6.

Research Institutes. NFDB will establish the retail outlets and will be leased/ rented to eligible entrepreneurs / self help groups / ex-servicemen to manage the unit. 3 Establishment of modern fish retail outlet by NFDB 4 Setting up of retail fish Outlets Up to Rs. Subsidy @ 25 % of approved project cost to entrepreneurs (30% subsidy for SCs /STs/ NE regions).00 lakhs to 100.00 lakhs 6 Cold chain development and processing of value added and products. Under PPP mode. 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.00 lakhs for minor retail market (10 outlets) To be decided and appraised on case to case basis and on the local conditions. 150.50.2 Development / construction of new retail markets complexes and retail outlets Rs. 7 Campaign for promotion of fish products and consumption Organization of fish festival/fish mela Each proposal will be examined and appraised on case to case basis. Departments / Quasi Govt. 100% grant to Government departments. Research institutions. 90% of capital cost as grant to Government Fisheries Departments. and Quasi government Organizations.00 lakhs for establishment of major retail markets (20 outlets) and upto Rs.00 lakhs 90% of capital cost as grant to Government Fisheries Departments. Quasi Government Organizations. 25% of capital cost as subsidy to Entrepreneurs and 30% to SC/ST. 40% of capital cost as subsidy to Entrepreneurs. Organizations / Research Institutes Case to case basis 90% grant to the Govt.00 lakhs 90% grant to the Govt. Fisheries Corporations/Federations.10. 50. Unit cost has to be decided appraised on case to case basis. departments / Quasi Government organizations/Research organizations. 8 9 Model Fish Dressing Centre 10 Developing working model/ branding / bench marking / certification 50% of the expenditure to Govt. Up to Rs.50. Local Civil Bodies.00 lakhs 5 Retailing by fisherwomen Up to Rs. Up to Rs. Organizations / Research Institutes 9 . Departments / Quasi Govt. 10. Women and NE beneficiaries.

/Up Bangalore Gradation of Existing fishing harbour Renovation As per the recommendation of CICEF. Deep Sea Fishing and Tuna Processing Sl No 01 Name of the Activity/Scheme Development of indigenous tuna fishing fleet. Organizations / Research Institutes (b) 25% subsidy (30% for SC/ ST & NE regions) to Fishermen/ fisher women/SHGs/ entrepreneurs. 8.per platform of min 150 sq. 12 Platform for Sun drying of fish Unit cost limited to Rs. Departments / Quasi Govt. 100% grant (a) 90% grant to the Govt. Infrastructure Development for Harbours and Landing Centres Sl No 01 Name of the Unit Cost Activity/Sch eme Renovation As per the recommendation of CICEF. 100% Financial assistance as per the guidelines of NFDB 7. 75 lakhs (including gear components) Pattern of Assistance 25-33 % of the total cost of construction as equity participation and beneficiaries could raise the balance through loan 10 . /Up Bangalore gradation of Existing fish landing centres Pattern of Assistance 100% grant to State Governments / Port Trusts.11 Setting up of Solar drying of fish units. 02 100% grant to State Governments / Port Trusts.0 lakhs for 100 Kg/day (ii) case to case basis for 500 Kg. 35. organizations / Research Institutes (b) 25% subsidy (30% for SC/ ST & NE regions) to fishermen/ fisher women/SHGs/ entrepreneurs a) 90% grant to the Govt. 14 *Training and demonstration to fisherwomen on hygienic handling of fish and processing/ value addition. feet. Departments / Quasi Govt./day and above. Unit Cost Rs. (i) Unit cost up to Rs. 6.000/.

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. Unit Cost To be decided on case to case basis Pattern of Assistance i.per day/trainee 2. processing and extension activities to formers / master trainers/ government officers at induction level. 100% financial assistance to Government as per the guidelines of NFDB For detailed guidelines visit : http://nfdb. TA will be provided on request from the organizing institute after submission of travel documents iv.000/4. local visit and misc expenditure. To be decided on case to case basis 100% financial assistance as per guide lines of NFDB 03 Up-gradation of processing units 20-30% equity participation appraised by MPEDA for ICAR/Government institution 9.DA Rs 150/.ap. period of training 10 days/training ii. Publication.Training Sl No 01 Name of the Activity/Scheme Training programme on different aquaculture practices. Institutional expenses Rs 75/day/trainee.20 participants per batch ii. honorarium and TA to the resource personnel. where justified. To & fro travel max Rs 500/actual 3.nic. Human Resource Development Programmes. honorarium Rs 500 and actual to & fro expenses max Rs 1.02 Human Resource development 1.pdf 11 . Funding support will be provided to the training organizing institutes towards course fee.in/pdf/NFDB%20Guidelines.

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