About Department


  • To become a leading freshwater fish producing state in the country.
  • Development of fisheries sector, both marine and inland for socio-economic development of fishermen.


  • Modernization of fish lending centers.
  • Introduction of above 20 Mtrs. length New Generation vessels for deep sea fishery exploration.
  • Up gradation of hygienic condition in Fisheries Terminal Divisions to promote fish export as per E.U.norms.
  • Enhancement of Cold Storages.
  • Establishment of Fish Processing Parks with essential extensive services like cold storages, processing units.
  • Inculcation of village ponds for fish culture with an intention to generate employment in rural folks.
  • Establishment of cage culture for increase marine and inland fish production.
  • Development of fish culture in Narmada Canal Command Area.
  • Popularising the yearling fish seed stocking in both culture and capture fisheries.
  • Brackish Water area found suitable for culture to be brought by introduction modification in the present land lease policy.
  • Establishment of Ornamental hatcheries to promote export of ornamental fishes.
  • Introduction of modern equipments like Global Positioning System [GPS] navigator, Fish Finder, DAT (Distress alert transmeter), VHF radio sets,life saving apparatus etc. in the manner of better fish catch and security.
  • http://india.gov.in, The National Portal of India : External website that opens in a new window
  •  Government of Gujarat : External website that opens in a new window
  • http://www.gswan.gov.in, GSWAN : External website that opens in a new window
  • http://vibrantgujarat.com/, Vibrant Gujarat 2019 - The Global Business Hub : External website that opens in a new window
  • DigiLocker
  • Office of The Chief Electoral Officer, Gujarat State : External website that opens in a new window
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