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Government of India
Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying
30 NOV 2021 6:29PM by PIB Delhi
Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY)

429. DR. HEENA GAVIT:

SHRI UNMESH BHAIYYASAHEB PATIL:

DR. SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE PATIL:

SHRI DHAIRYASHEEL SAMBHAJIRAO MANE:

DR. SHRIKANT EKNATH SHINDE:

Will the Minister of FISHERIES, ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND DAIRYING

मत्स्यपालन, पशुपालन और डयरी मंत्री sbe pleased to state:

  1. the details of increase in fish production after the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matsya SampadaYojana (PMKSY) in line with the objectives of the scheme, State-wise;
  2. the details of employment generated by way of implementation of the scheme as on date, State-wise;
  3. the number of fishermen and fish farmers whose incomes have doubled in line with the scheme objectives and the details thereof, State-wise;
  4. the details of potential growth clusters identified for development under the scheme, State-wise, and the criteria employed for such identification;
  5. the details of steps taken to create robust fisheries management and regulatory framework in line with the scheme objectives; and
  6. the monitoring mechanism to keep a check on whether the ambitious goals of the scheme are being met or not?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF FISHERIES, ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND DAIRYING

(PARSHOTTAM RUPALA)

(a) to (c): The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying is implementing a flagship scheme namely “Pradhan MantriMatsyaSampadaYojana (PMMSY)” with highest ever estimate investment of ₹20050 crore in fisheries sector for a period of 5 years with effect from the financial year 2020-21. The scheme intends to address critical gaps in fish production and productivity, quality, technology, post-harvest infrastructure and management, modernization and strengthening of value chain, traceability, establishing a robust fisheries management framework and fishers’ welfare.The activities supported under the PMMSY inter-aliaaim towards increase in employment and enhancement of income of fishers and fish farmers in the country. The state-wise details of beneficiaries covered during the year 2020-21under Pradhan MantriMatsyaSampadaYojana is furnished at Annexure-I.

  1. :PMMSYalso focuseson creation of fisheries clusters with robust backward and forward linkages.Some of the major activities identified for development under cluster based approachin PMMSY are; (i) brackish-water aquaculture, (ii) mariculture including seaweed cultivation, (iii) development of resource specific deep-sea fisheries, (iv) cold water fisheries,

(iv) development of aquaculture in saline/alkaline areas and (v) integrated development of reservoirs.

  1. :The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying has taken several steps forrobust fisheries management; they include imposing of uniform fishing ban in the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) beyond territorial waters in East and West Coasts for a period of 61 days annually, ban on destructive fishing methods, discouraging juvenile fishing, promotion of river and sea ranching, diversification of fisheries activities, use of by-catch and juvenile fish excluders, turtle exclusion devices, providing need-based support to States/UTs for formulation and implementation of fisheries management plans, promotion  of deep sea fishing and measures to protect the aquatic ecology.
  2. : The overall implementation of the PMMSY is monitored through various institutional arrangements envisagedfor the purpose under the PMMSY at central and state levelssuch as Central Apex Committee (CAC), Project Monitoring Unit (PMU), Project Appraisal Committee, Project Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (PMEU) and State Level Approval & Monitoring Committee (SLAMC). A dedicated portal and a Management Information System (MIS) have been devised for this purpose.

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Annexure-I

Statement referred to in reply to the LokSabhaUnstarred QuestionNo.429put in byDr. HeenaGavit, Shri UnmeshBhaiyyasahebPatil, Dr.SujayRadhakrishnaVikhePatil, Shri DhairyasheelSambhajirao Mane, Dr. ShrikantEknathShindeHonourable Members of Parliament for answer on 30th November, 2021regardingImplementation of Pradhan MantriMatsyaSampadaYojana (PMMSY)

Sl.

No.

State/UT

TotalBeneficiaries under PMMSY 2020-21

1

Andhra Pradesh

9614

2

Andaman &Nicobar

123

3

Arunachal Pradesh

163

4

Assam

5662

5

Bihar

2809

6

Chhattisgarh

10118

7

Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli

30

8

Delhi

29

9

Goa

251

10

Gujarat

7516

11

Haryana

709

12

Himachal Pradesh

954

13

Jammu & Kashmir

17941

14

Jharkhand

1174

15

Karnataka

27636

16

Kerala

1010

17

Ladakh

60

18

Lakshadweep

692

19

Madhya Pradesh

16995

20

Maharashtra

7580

21

Manipur

278

22

Meghalaya

947

23

Mizoram

6466

24

Nagaland

314

25

Odisha

14298

26

Puducherry

29628

27

Punjab

481

28

Rajasthan

304

29

Sikkim

220

30

Tamil Nadu

7748

31

Telangana

29680

32

Tripura

4797

33

Uttar Pradesh

2313

34

Uttarakhand

634

 

Total

209174

 

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