Vision & Mission

  • Ensuring Safety, Security and Well being of Fisherfolk of Tamil Nadu by providing avenues for safe fishing, sustainable exploitation,
    utilization andmanagement of fishery resources to increase fish production.
  • To provide fisherfolk, a safe and secured environment with enhanced livelihood opportunities
  • To ensure social security and quality life for fisherfolk through multifarious developmental and welfare schemes
  • To safeguard the traditional fishing rights of fishermen
  • To create fisheries infrastructure facilities on par with international standards for post harvest management and quality improvement
  • Diversification of fishing efforts into deep sea to exploit deep sea fishery resources
  • Implementation of conservation measures for sustainable fisheries management
  • Enhancing fish production and productivity through expansion, intensification, diversification and productive utilization of land and water
  • To increase the fishers and fish farmers incomes and generation of employment opportunities
  • To ensure the supply of quality and hygienic fish and fishery products to the consumers

Major Policies:

  • Protection of traditional rights and welfare of fisherfolk of Tamil Nadu
  • Enhancing the productivity and production of fish from the Inland, Brackish and Marine water resources
  • Bridging the gap between demand and supply of fish seed
  • Promotion of advanced fish culture technologies to double the income of farmers
  • Creation and Upgradation of infrastructure facilities such as Fishing harbours, Fish landing centres, strengthening of post harvest management and cold chain facilities.
  • Bridging the gap between the demand and supply of fish for domestic consumption
  • Fisheries resource conservation, stock enhancement and management of fishery resources through enforcement of relevant Acts, Rules and Regulations
  • Harnessing the opportunity of expanding export market for high value fish and value added fishery products
  • Generating additional employment opportunities in fisheries sector
  • Capacity building and skill upgradation, technological intervention and Human Resource Development