FISHERIES

Role & Functionality of Dept.:

  • The vision of the department is ecologically healthy, economically viable and socially beneficial Inland Fisheries, Marine Fisheries and progressive aquaculture sector that generates livelihood to traditional fishermen, Economic activity to farmers and earn foreign exchange by exports and provide fish for all.
  • Development of Fisheries is well known as “Blue Revolution” has made rapid growth in Marine, Inland and Aqua culture sector in the recent years.
  • Krishna District occupies a first place with regard to fisheries and fishery sector in A.P and endowed with rich Marine, Inland and Brackish water Fishery Resources.

 

SCHEMES/ACTIVITIES/ACTION PLAN.:

 

Development activities:-

1. Production and supply of fish seed.

2. Implementation of various schemes for development of Inland fisheries, Marine fisheries and Aquaculture sector.
3. Imparting training in Modern Trends in Fisheries and sustainable Aquaculture.

Regulatory activities:-

1. Leasing and Licensing of public water bodies for development of fishery.
2. Registration and Regularization of fresh water aquaculture.
3. Regularization of coastal aquaculture as per the guidelines of CAA Act 2005.
4. Implementation of MS Act for registration of sea going fishing craft.
5. Conservancy of fishery resources.

Welfare activities:-

1. Organisation of Fishermen Cooperative Societies.

2. Implementation of Fishermen Housing Scheme.
3. Subsidy Schemes to traditional fishermen.
4. Creation of infrastructure
5. Fishing Ban relief to marine fishermen.

Statistical Information:-

1 Length of Coast Line 111 K.M.
2 No. of Coastal Mandals 04
3 No.of Coastal Fishermen Villages/ Habitations 64
4 Total Extent of freshwater Aqua culture 50313 Ha.
5 Total No.of FW Aquacutlure Farmers 15571
6 Total Extent of Brackish water aquaculture 20982 Ha.
7 Total No.of BW Aquacutlure Farmers 18493
8 Fishermen Population 1,12,977
9 Active Fishermen 38,914
10 Fishing Crafts 1561 (Mechanized-117,
Motorized-1305 and country crafts139 = 1561)
11 No.of Departmental Tanks 228(Minor Irrigation) 2825(GP Tanks)
12 Total No.of Fishermen Cooperative Societies 335 (Membership 38,580)
(Inland =211, Marine=43
Women=81)
13 No.of Fish Seed Farms 16 (Govt-04, Private-12)
14 Fish Seed Production capacity 25 Crores
15 No.of Fish Landing Centers 23
16 No.of Shore Communication (VHF) Stations (1) at Fishing Harbour,
Gilakaladindi
17 No.of Shrimp Hatcheries (Private) 07
18 No.of Ice Plants 31
19 No.of Shrimp processing plants 05
20 Aqua Labs 59
21 Feed Plants 13
22 Aqua Shops(feed & Drugs) 178
23 No of Reservoir 1
24 No of Minor Irrigation Tanks 230
25 No of Grama Panchayat Tanks 2825
26 Total Water Spread area 13,300 Hec.

Organogram:-

 

fish job

Contacts:-

Sl. No.
Name of the Officer
Division / Mandal attached
Landline / Mobile
1 Sri M.A.YAKUB BASHA Joint Director of Fisheries, Krishna 9440814731
2 Sri A V Raghava Reddy Deputy Director of Fisheries, Machilipatnam 8328332783
3 Sri D Solomon Sudhakar Asst. Director of Fisheries, Kaikaluru 9849042124
4 Sri K V S Nagalingacharyulu Asst. Director of Fisheries, Gudivada 9440814733
5 Sri Dr. P Suresh  Asst. Director of Fisheries, Avanigadda 8309889534
6 Smt. C. S. Chakrani Asst. Director of Fisheries, Vijayawada 9848945191 
7 Sri Naga Babu Chennu Asst. Director of Fisheries, Bantumilli 9912061976
8 Sri L B S Vardhan  Asst. Director of Fisheries, Aqua Lab, Kaikaluru 9493006998
9 Sri B Ramesh Babu
Asst. Director – Administration 8297357357 , 08672-222853
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EMAIL ADDRESS :-

krishnadd[dot]fisheries[at]gmail[dot]com

 IMPORTANT LINKS :-
Sl. No
Service name
Application Link
1 Aquaculture (Fresh Water) Application forms
PROVISIONAL APPLICATION FOR FRESH WATER AQUACULTURE FARM REGISTRATION
2 FINAL REGISTRATION OF NEW FRESH WATER AQUACULTURE FARM
3 REVALIDATION OF OLD CERTIFICATE (RENEWAL OF FISH TANK PERMISSION)
4 TRANSFER OF CERTIFICATE (OWNERSHIP TRANSFER)
5 Aquaculture (Brackish Water) Application forms
COASTAL AQUA CULTURE AUTHORITY REGISTRATION FORM – 1
6 COASTAL AQUA CULTURE AUTHORITY REGISTRATION (RENEWAL) FORM -3