Press Release from Directorate of Fisheries

The Commerce and Industries Department vide notification No.387/MSME/CNI/2021 dated 19/11/2021 has included Fish Activities under the Skilled Youth Start-Up Scheme (SYSS) to promote entrepreneurship in the field of fisheries. These Fisheries Activities include the construction of raceways/ponds for intensive Trout and Carp fish farming, Re-circulatory Aquaculture Systems (RAS), Bio-flock, fish kiosks (including mobile fish kiosk), etc., with the project cost up to Rs. 5 lakhs only.

To avail of the benefits under the scheme, the fish farmers, fishermen and fish entrepreneurs may approach the District Industries Centre (DIC) located at Jorethang for South and West Districts and Tadong, Udyog Bhawan for East and North Districts. The Directorate of Fisheries will extend support to all the fishermen, fish farmers and fish entrepreneurs interested in availing the benefits under the Skilled Youth Start-Up Scheme in coordination with the Commerce and Industries Department and in preparation with DPR.

For any support and further clarification of the benefits, the applicant may visit the nearest Fisheries Office or call on the Fisheries Helpline no. 03592-200008.

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