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Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying Survey of Fishing Ports Posted On: 07 DEC 2021 6:16PM by PIB Delhi Formulation of propo

Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying

Survey of Fishing Ports

Posted On: 07 DEC 2021 6:16PM by PIB Delhi

Formulation of proposals, construction, post-construction management of the fishing harbours are done by the concerned State Governments /Union Territories(UTs) and in some cases by the Port Trusts. To seek the central financial assistance under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY), the concerned State Governments/UTs/ Port Trusts are required to complete all pre- implementation activities such as (i) identification and selection of suitable site, (ii) completion of necessary engineering and socio-economic investigations and surveys, (iii) planning and designing of fishing harbour facilities, (iv) hydraulic model studies wherever required, (v) environmental impact studies, (vi) acquisition of necessary land and (vii) formulate of the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs). The concerned State Government/Port Trust is required to submit the DPR along with confirmation of availability of land, environmental clearance and willingness to meet their financial share for construction of new fishing harbours and also expansion of the existing fishing harbours for central financial assistance under PMMSY.

The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Department of Fisheries through its institute namely Central Institute of Coastal Engineering for Fishery(CICEF), Bengaluru also assists the State Governments/UTs/ Port Trusts in conducting necessary surveys to assess the infrastructure gaps in the existing fishing harbours, conducting required engineering & economic investigation and formulation of proposals for construction of new fishing harbour facilities. Details of the fishing harbour proposals submitted under Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF) are furnished at Annexure-I. In addition, the Union Government in its Budget 2021-22 has announced development of 5 major fishing harbours namely Kochi, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Petuaghat as hubs of economic activities.

Annexure-I

  Rs. in Crore

Name of the Project

Total Project Cost

Project               cost

restricted             for interest subvention

Status

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(v)

A

TAMIL NADU

Construction of Fishing Harbour

1

Tharangampadi in Nagapattinam

120.00

120.00

Project approved in March, 2020 under the FIDF.

2

ThiruvottriyurKuppam in Tiruvallur District

200.00

150.00

3

Development    of    existing    Fishing Harbour at Mudhunagar in Cuddalore

100.00

100.00

4

Development of Fishing Harbour at Arcottuthurai in Nagapattinam District

150.00

150.00

Project approved in January, 2021 under the FIDF.

5

Azhagankuppam       in       Villupuram District

235.00

150.00

Sub Total(A)

805.00

670.00

B

ANDHRA PRADESH

Construction of Fishing Harbour

1

Uppada in East Godavari

289.4

150.00

Project approved in March,2020 under FIDF

2

Vodarevu in Prakasham

409.22

150.00

3

Machilipattinam in Krishna

252.00

150.00

4

Nizampattinam in Guntur

340.78

150.00

Sub Total (B)

1291.40

600.00

C

GUJARAT

Construction of Fishing Harbour

1

Development of Fishery Harbour at Navabandar

295.85

150.00

Project approved in              June,2020 under FIDF

2

Development of Fishery harbour at Madhwad

175.07

150.00

3

Development of Fishery Harbour at Veraval – Phase 2

260.00

150.00

4

Development of Fishery Harbour Porbandar –Phase 2

392.00

150.00

5

Development of Fishery Harbour at Sutrapada

232.00

150.00

Sub Total (C)

1354.92

750

Grand Total (A+B+C)

3451.32

2020.00

This information was given by Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Shri Parshottam Rupala in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.

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