PM Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) Operational Guidelines at

Central Government. Has now released the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana scheme operational guidelines on 30 June 2020 on The plan will bring about a blue revolution through sustainable and responsible development by addressing critical infrastructure gaps in the fisheries sector. For this purpose, Indian Government. Has invested Rs. 20,050 crore Rs. 9407 crores of central share Rs. 4,880 crores state share and Rs. 5763 crore beneficiaries contribution. The PMMSY operational guidelines will help the states in speedy implementation of the plan.

Under the PM Matsya Sampark Yojana, the government is going to turn India into a hotspot for fish and aquatic products. This will be done through appropriate policy, marketing and infrastructure support. PM Matsya Sampada Yojana will promote aquaculture by ensuring easy access to credit. In addition, the central government. It is intended to bring all fishermen under coverage of all farmer welfare programs and social security schemes with extended coverage for accident insurance.

Prime Minister Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) 2020

PM Modi led the central government committed to “blue revolution” or “indigo revolution”. India has the potential to achieve the first position in the world in fish production. Therefore, the Union Cabinet has approved the introduction of a new PM Matsya Sampada Yojana 2020 to promote aquaculture. Government. Has already formed a separate department for integrated development of fisheries. The official website of the Department of Fisheries in India is See full details of planning and operating guidelines in this article.

Purpose and purpose of PMMSY

Following are the main objectives and objectives of PM Matsya Sampada Yojana 2020: –

  •     Harness the potential of fisheries in a sustainable, responsible, inclusive and equitable manner.
  •     Enhancing fish production and productivity through land, water expansion, intensification, diversification and productive use.
  •     Modernization and strengthening of the value chain – Post harvest management and quality improvement.
  •     To double the income and employment generation of fishermen and fish farmers.
  •     Increasing contribution to agricultural GVA and exports.
  •     Social, physical and economic security for fishermen and fish farmers.
  •     Strong fisheries management and regulatory framework.

Central government. Has also created a special fund to develop infrastructure related to the fishing industry. The fund will be used to build fisheries infrastructure in both marine and inland fisheries sectors. Central government. It has set a target of achieving its target of producing 70 million tonnes of fish by FY21. Government additional Rs. 1 lakh crore in fishery exports and 55 lakh employment opportunities were created in the next 5 years.

FIDF funds will be used to attract private investment in the construction and management of infrastructure. In addition, the government. Will also focus on acquisition of cutting-edge technologies. FIDF is going to provide concessional finance to the state government, cooperatives, individuals and entrepreneurs. This finance will be used to carry out the identified investment activities of fisheries development. Under the FIDF, the loan will be for a period of five years from 2018-19 to 2023-23. The maximum repayment on repayment of principal will be a period of 12 years which will include a moratorium of 2 years.

PMMSY Scheme Implementation Guidelines

Most of the activities under PM Matsya Sampada Yojana will be implemented with the active participation of the States / UTs. A well-structured implementation framework will be established for effective planning and PMMSY implementation. Here are the complete implementation guidelines: –

  •     For optimal results, a cluster or region-based approach to the PMMSY scheme will be followed, with forward and backward linkages and end solutions. Suitable linkages and convergence will be linked with other Central and State Government schemes wherever possible.
  •     Various new and emerging technologies such as re-circulatory aquaculture systems, biofolk, aquaponics, cage cultivation etc. will be emphasized to increase production and productivity, quality, useful use of productive land and water quality for aquaculture.
  •     Pay special attention to the development of Broke Water Fisheries and the expansion of aquaculture in brackish water and saline areas.
  •     Activities such as mariculture, seaweed cultivation and ornamental fisheries will be promoted as these activities have the potential to generate large employment opportunities.
  •     Through the Area Special Development Plans, the focus will be on fisheries development in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Islands, Northeast and Mahaprana districts.
  •     Government. Promote high value species, establish a national network of brood banks for all commercially important species, establish nucleus breeding centers for genetic improvement and self-sufficiency in shrimp brood stock, organic aquaculture promotion and certification, good aquaculture Methods, End-to-end trackability of ‘Catch to Consumer’, accreditation of block chain technology, Global Standards and Certification, Brood Bank, Hatchery, Farm, Residence Issues and Aquatic Health Management supported by a modern laboratory network.
  •     In the PMMSY scheme, coastal fisher communities will be developed holistically through modern coastal fishing villages integrated with the required infrastructure.
  •     The aggregation of fishermen and fish farmers through fish farmer producer organizations (FFPOs) to enhance the bargaining power of fishermen and fish farmers is a key feature of PMMSY.
  •     Aquapark as a hub for fisheries and aquaculture activities under one roof, affordable, quality inputs, post-harvest infrastructure facilities, business enterprise zones, logistic support, business incubation centers, marketing facilities and more.
  •     Insurance coverage for fishing vessels is introduced for the first time. Annual livelihood support will be provided to fishermen during the ban / lean period.
  •     Well-structured extension support services are envisaged under PMMSY. By creating 3347 Sagar Mitra in coastal fishermen villages, the youth will be engaged in the expansion of fisheries. In addition, a large number of fishery extension service centers will be set up in private locations to create job opportunities for young professionals.
  •     Major investment in construction and modernization of Fishing Harbors and Landing Centers to deal with fish sanitation, urban marketing infrastructure to deliver quality and affordable fish, development of state of the art whole, retail market. E-marketing and e-trading of fish etc.
  •     Assistance will be provided for the safety and security of fishermen at sea, acquisition of technologically advanced fishing vessels for fishermen to promote deep sea fishing, upgrading of fishing vessels to improve export competitiveness , Improved fishing vessels in communication and / or tracking devices and bio-toilets.

Private sector participation will be promoted in the fisheries sector for entrepreneurship, business model, promoting ease of doing business, innovations and innovative project activities including development of startups, incubators etc.

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Major impact of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY)

The major impact of Prime Minister Housing Scheme 2020 is as follows: –

1) To increase fish production from 137.58 lakh MT (2018-19) to 220 lakh MT by 2023-25.

2) Around 9% average annual increase in fish production

3) Increase in GVA contribution of fisheries sector in agriculture GVA from 7.28% in 2018-19 to around 9% by 2023-25.

4) By 2023-25 Rs. 1,6,589 crore (2018-19), doubling export earnings to Rs. Up to 1,00,000

5) Increased productivity in aquaculture from the current national average of 3 tonnes to around 5 tonnes per hectare.

6) Reduced post-harvest losses from 20-25% to about 10%.

7) Consumption of domestic fish increased from 5-6 kg to about 12 kg per person.

Create around 55 lakh direct and indirect employment opportunities in the fisheries sector along the supply and value chain.

Need for PM Matsya Sampada Yojana

Fisheries and aquaculture are an important source of food, nutrition, employment and income in India. These areas provide livelihood to more than 20 million fishermen and fish farmers at the primary level and double in number along the value chain. Being a cheap and rich source of animal protein, fish is one of the healthiest options to reduce hunger and malnutrition.

The gross value added (GVA) of the fisheries sector in the national economy during 2018-19 was Rs 2,12,915 crore (current basic value) which was 1.24% of the total national GVA and 7.28% of the agricultural GVA. The region has immense potential to double the income of fishermen and fish farmers, as it leads to government and economic prosperity.

The fisheries sector in India has shown impressive growth during the year 2014-15 to 2018-19 with an average annual growth rate of 10.88%. Fish production in India has registered an average annual growth of 7.53% during the last 5 years and has been at an all-time high of 137.58 lakh MT during 2018-19. The export of marine products during 2018-19 was 13.93 lakh MT and was valued at Rs. 6,589 crore (USD 6.73 billion).

Seeing the immense potential for fisheries development and focusing on the region, the government has announced a new scheme, Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) in its Union Budget, 2019-20.

The scheme aims to address critical gaps in fish production and productivity, quality, technology, post-harvest infrastructure and management, establishing a robust fish farming management framework and fisheries welfare, modernizing the value chain, trachability and Reinforcement. It will also address issues such as inland aquaculture, disease, sustainability of marine fisheries, sanitation and low productivity of phyto-sanitary matters that affect India’s export competitiveness with global benchmarking.

Components of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMMSY)

PMMSY will be implemented as an umbrella scheme with 2 different components as follows: –

  • Central Sector Scheme (CS): Under the PMMSY Central Sector (CS) component, the government has marked an amount of Rs. 1720 crores Rs.
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS): Under the PMMSY Central Sponsored Scheme (CSS) component, an investment of Rs. 18330 crores is envisaged. This investment is separated into non-beneficiary oriented and beneficiary oriented sub-components / activities under the following 3 broad heads. These are an increase in production and productivity, infrastructure and post harvest management, fisheries management and regulatory framework.


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