Schemes & Services

Quantum of Assistance

  • An amount equivalent to the actual Value Added Tax paid shall be reimbursed to the owner of fishing vessel eligible under this Scheme as subsidy, on H.S.D. Oil consumed by fishing vessel used for the purpose of fishing on limited quota as decide by Government.
  • The total quota of H.S.D. Oil for the purpose of this Scheme shall be restricted to 20,000 K.L. per financial year for the entire fishing industry.

Eligibility/Criteria

  1. Should be a registered fishing vessel, under the Goa, Daman and Diu Marine Fishing Regulation Act, 1980 (3 of 1981) or M.S. Act.

  2. Should possess a valid net licence and fishing licence for the year; shall not be a defaulter of the Department of Fisheries.

  3. Shall not be a violator of the Goa, Daman and Diu Marine Fishing Regulation Act, 1980 (3 of 1981) and Rules framed there under.

  4. Shall procure H.S.D. Oil from a diesel outlet run by the registered Fisheries Co-operative Society or outlets approved by the Government of Goa.

How to Apply

  • Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

Quantum of Assistance

General category 50% subsidy limited to Rs.60,000/- and for SC/ST 50% subsidy limited to Rs.80,000/-

Eligibility/Criteria

  1. The beneficiary should be traditional fishermen by birth or profession and should be resident of Goa.
  2. The beneficiary or any member of his household should not be defaulter with Directorate of Fisheries, Goa.
  3. The beneficiary will be entitled for grant of subsidy once every four years on one craft per family household.
  4. The canoe purchased through the scheme shall be duly registered with the Directorate of Fisheries under MFR Act 1980/ MS Act.
  5. The beneficiary shall not sell, lease, mortgage or transfer the wooden/ FRP craft for a period of 5 years from the date of purchase of the said wooden/FRP craft.
  6. The wooden/FRP craft purchased shall be operated exclusively for fishing purpose only.

How to Apply

  • Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.
 Application Form

Quantum of Assistance

Financial Assistance to the tune of 50:25:25 basis where the 50% would be Central Share, 25% would be state share and 25% would be the beneficiary.

Eligibility/Criteria
  • 5 Life jacket and one lifebuoy for canoe fitted with OBM.
  • 8 life jacket and 2 Life buoys for the Mechanised Trawlers engaged in trawling operations
  • 25 Life Jackets and 4 Life Buoys to the Mechanised Trawlers engaged in Purse seining operation.
How to Apply
  • Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.
 Application Form

Quantum of Assistance

General category 50% subsidy limited to Rs.30,000/- and for SC/ST 50% subsidy limited to Rs.40,000/-.

Eligibility/Criteria
  1. The beneficiary should possess an own registered fishing canoe.
  2. The beneficiary should or any of his household should not be defaulter with the Directorate of Fisheries.
  3. The original VAT bill may be submitted by the beneficiary from authorized dealer to claim the subsidy.
  4. The beneficiary shall not sell, lease and transfer the Gill Net for a period of five years from the dated of purchase of first Gill Net.
  5. The fishing net shall be duly registered with Directorate of Fisheries.
How to Apply Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form

Quantum of Assistance The beneficiary will be entitled for subsidy to the extent of 50% of the actual cost limited to Rs.50,000/- for purchase of Singel net/small Rampon net and its accessories. Traditional fishermen will be entitled to avail the same after every five years Eligibility/Criteria
  1. The Fishermen should belong to OBC (Kharvi) Community having valid Caste Certificate issued by competent Authority.
  2. The Fishermen should be resident of Goa having valid resident certificate issued by competent Authority.
  3. The grandfather/grandmother of the fishermen should be resident of Goa.
  4. The fishermen shall not poses registered fishing canoe or fishing trawler.
  5. The fishermen can avail the benefits of the scheme after every five years.
  6. Only one house hold family member can avail the benefit under this scheme.
How to Apply Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form

Quantum of Assistance Fishermen using Petrol OBM shall be eligible for subsidy of Rs. 30/litre on a maximum consumption of 1700 litres of Petrol. Beneficiary will be entitled to avail the same Every Year. Eligibility/Criteria
  • The fishing canoe should be registered under the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 and rules framed there under.
  • Should be member of Registered Fisheries Co-operative Societies/ Association or individual.
  • Should possess a valid fishing net licence issued under Goa Fisheries Rule 1981 and valid fishing vessel licence issued under the Goa, Daman & Diu Marine Fishing Regulation Rules 1982.
  • Shall not be a defaulter of the Directorate of Fisheries.
  • Shall not be a violator of the Goa Daman & Diu Marine Fishing Regulation Act,1980 (Act No.3 of 1981)
  • The Vessel Registration Certificate of the must have the OBM incorporated on it.
  • Original bill may be submitted by owner from petrol pump.
How to Apply Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form

Quantum of Assistance

All active fishermen who contribute to the Fishermen Corpus Relief Fund whose fishing vessels including engine, Motors, fishing vessels are damaged or lost due to natural calamity like floods, cyclone, Tsunami, accidental fire shall be eligible for financial assistance

Eligibility/Criteria

  1. All the active fishermen who contribute to the Fishermen Corpus Fund and whose fishing vessels including the engine, motors are damaged or lost due to the natural calamity like floods, cyclone, Tsunami, accidental fire shall be eligible under the scheme.
  2. The non motorized/ Motorized canoe, mechanized fishing vessels/trawler should be registered with the Department of Fisheries under the Marine Fishing regulation Act/ MS Act.
  3. The applicant found operating mechanized fishing vessels by means of trawl net and purse-seine net along the sea coast of the state of Goa in the territorial waters of the Goa during the ban period shall not be eligible for the financial assistance.
  4. The fishing vessel should have valid fishing vessel licence and valid fishing net licence.
  5. The applicant should not be defaulter of the Department.

How to Apply

Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form

Quantum of Assistance

  • Financial assistance for setting up of the crab culture unit
  • 25% of the actual cost limited to Rs. 1,50,000/- per ha.
  • Financial assistance for purchase of Seed and feed:
  • 50% of the actual cost limited to Rs. 75,000/- per ha.

Eligibility /Criteria

  1. Fish farmer/ individual/ Registered Self help group/ Societies, interested in the setting up of the Crab farming unit in the State of Goa can avail the benefit under this scheme.
  2. Fish farmer/ Individual should be resident of Goa for last fifteen years.
  3. Applicant should undergo training programme on Crab Farming organized by the Fisheries Department/ MPEDA/ICAR/ other institutes.

How to Apply

Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form for Crab Unit

 Application Form for Purchase Of Seed And Feed For Crab Culture

Quantum of Assistance

  • Financial Assistance for construction & Renovation of Farm
  • 25%subsidy limited to Rs.2.00 lakh per ha.
  • Financial Assistance for purchase of farming equipment:
  • 50%subsidy limited to Rs.1.00 lakh per ha.
  •  Financial Assistance for purchase of feed:
  •  25% subsidy of the cost of feed limited to Rs.30000/- per crop per ha for 2 crops in a year.

Eligibility /Criteria

  1. Beneficiaries should be farmers having water spread area of 2 ha. or less.
  2. Farms owned by farmers should be licensed by Coastal Aquaculture Authority. 

How to Apply

Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form For Construction And Renovation of Farm

 Application Form For Purchase of Feed

 Application Form For Purchase of Farming Equipments

Quantum of Assistance

  • Financial Assistance for Construction & Renovation of farm.
  • 25% subsidy of the cost of construction and renovation of farm limited to Rs.2.00 lakh per ha. limited to 2 ha.
  • Financial Assistance for purchase of Feed and Seed.
  • 25% of the subsidy on the cost of seed & feed limited to Rs.50,000/-(per year) per ha. limited to 2 ha.
  • Financial Assistance for purchase of Farm Equipments.
  • 50% of the cost limited to Rs.60,000/-(per year) per ha. for purchase of farm equipments.

Eligibility /Criteria

  1. Fish farmer/ individual/ Registered Self help group/ Societies/Association, interested in Fresh water fish/prawn farming in the State of Goa can avail the benefit under this scheme.
  2. Fish farmer/ Individual should be resident of Goa for last fifteen years.

How to Apply

Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form for Construction / Renovation Of Freshwater Fish/Shrimp Farm (A)

 Application Form for Construction / Renovation Of Freshwater Fish/Shrimp Farm (B)

 Application Form for Freshwater Fish/Shrimp Culture (A)

 Application Form For Freshwater Fish/Shrimp Culture (B)

Quantum of Assistance

Setting up of unit in estuarine waters:
  • 50% subsidy limited to Rs. 25,000 per unit, maximum for 2 units. Each unit in the estuarine water will be of size 4 mtrs X 4 mtrs.
Setting up of unit in open sea
  • 50% limited to Rs. 40,000 per unit, maximum for 2 units. Each unit in the Open sea will be of size 6 mtrsX 6mtrs.

Eligibility/Criteria 

  1. Fish farmer/ individual/ Registered Self help group/ Societies, interested in the setting up of the Mussel culture/ Oyster farming unit in the State of Goa can avail the benefit under this scheme.
  2. Fish farmer/ Individual should be resident of Goa for last fifteen years.
  3. Applicant should undergo training programme on Mussel Culture/ Oyster Farming organized by the Fisheries Department/ MPEDA/ ICAR/ any other institute.

How to Apply

Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form For Mussel Culture And Oyster Farming In Goa

Quantum of Assistance

  • For setting up of a Breeding unit- 50% of the actual cost limited to Rs. 1,50,000/-.
  • For setting up of a Rearing unit- 50% of the actual cost limited to Rs. 1,50,000/-.
  • For setting up of a Rearing unit & Breeding unit- 50% of the actual cost limited to  2,50,000/-.

Eligibility/Criteria

  1. Fish farmer/ Individual should be resident of Goa for last fifteen years.
  2. Applicant site should have adequate water facilities for setting up of the unit.
  3. Applicant having own/ leased land, adequate to set up an ornamental unit can avail the benefit under this scheme.
  4. Applicant should undergo training programme on Ornamental Fish Farming organized by the Fisheries Department/ MPEDA/ ICAR.

How to Apply

Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form For Setting Up Of Ornamental Fish Unit In Goa

Quantum of Assistance

  • The applicant engaged in selling/marketing of fish will be eligible for 1 insulated box of 50 litres. capacity and will be entitled for subsidy to the extent of 75% of the cost limited to Rs. 1500/-.
  • The applicant actively engaged in fishing at sea with canoe will be eligible for one insulated box of 100 litres and one box of 220 litres capacity and subsidy to the extent of 75% of the cost limited to Rs. 7,000/- respectively.
  • The applicant engaged in fishing at sea with mechanized fishing vessel upto 6 cylinder engine will be eligible for 1 insulated box of 220 litres and and 1 insulated box of 400 litres. capacity and subsidy to the extent of 75% of the cost limited to Rs. 15,000/- respectively.

Eligibility/Criteria

  1. Fishermen engaged in selling and marketing of fish will be eligible for 1 insulated box of 50 litres capacity.
  2. The fishermen engaged in fishing at sea with canoe shall be eligible for 1 insulated box of 100 lts. capacity and 1 insulated box of 220 litres capacity.
  3. The fishermen engaged in fishing at sea with mechanized fishing vessel upto6 cylinder engineshall be eligible for 1 insulated box of 220 litres capacity and 1 insulated box of 400 lts. capacity.

How to Apply

  • Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.
 Application Form

Quantum of Assistance

Panchayat/Municipality having annual income of Quantum of Assistance
UptoRs. 2 lakh 100% subsidy limited to Rs. 5.00 lakhs.
Above Rs. 2 lakhs 75% subsidy limited to Rs. 5.00 lakhs.

Eligibility/Criteria

Financial Assistance in the form of subsidy shall be given to local bodies such as Municipalities and Village Panchayat for construction of fish markets.

How to Apply

  • Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

Quantum of Assistance

  • Loan upto Rs.5.00 lakhs and below is provided to the beneficiaries in fisheries sector.

Eligibility/Criteria

  • All bonafide agriculturists, individuals of animal husbandry sector and fisheries sector with or without Kisan Credit Cards from the State of Goa are eligible.

How to Apply

  • Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.
Quantum of Assistance
  • The scheme has two components:
    1. Financial assistance for construction /renovation of unit: Financial assistance will be provided as subsidy i.e. 50% subsidy of the cost of construction/renovation of unit limited to Rs.5.00 lakhs per unit.
    2. Financial assistance for purchase of equipments:
Financial assistance will be provided as subsidy i.e. 50% subsidy of the cost limited to Rs.2.00 lakhs per unit will be provided as subsidy for purchase of the equipments (list of equipment included under the scheme are mentioned on the application form).

Eligibility/Criteria

Any individual (resident of Goa for the last 15 years) interested in setting up a unit for value added fisheries products can avail benefit under the scheme. Preference will be given to self help groups, women entrepreneurs, youth (who have completed fishermen training course/short term training programmes conducted by Directorate of Fisheries)

How to Apply
  •  Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.
Quantum of Assistance

The annual premium payable is Rs.12/- per annum per member. The compensation available is as under :-

  •  On accidental death : Rs.2 Lakhs.
  • Total and irrecoverable loss of both eyes or loss of use of both hands or feet or loss of sight of one eye and loss of use of hand or foot: Rs.2 Lakhs.
  • Total and irrecoverable loss of sight of one eye or loss of use of one hand or foot: Rs.1 Lakh
Eligibility/Criteria
  1. The applicant shall be fishermen by profession/or Caste& should be engage in fishing related activities.
  2.  The applicant should be aged between 18 years (completed) and 70 years (age nearer birthday).
How to Apply

Forward Application in the prescribed form to the Department.

 Application Form