AP Fisheries Department

About AP Fisheries Department

AP Fisheries Department is one of the Andhra Pradesh Government Departments. Fisheries Department AP is the administration of the fish curing yards and its runs using the manual of Madras fisheries. APFisheries Department is incorporate of correcting up to 30th Apr of 1963. Fisheries Department of AP is monitored by the Ministry of Fishes

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Fisheries Department AP Objectives

The following are the objectives of Fisheries Department AP:

  • In order to increase the production of fish
  • In order to ensure sustainable development
  • Fisheries development value chain and also boost exports
  • To promote investment In order to implement infrastructure
  • In order to promote fisheries welfare
  • In order to set up institutions to develop the skills
Fisheries Department AP
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AFCOF stands for Andhra Pradesh State Fishermen Cooperative Societies Federation Limited is an apex coop. the society established in the year 1987. It looks after fisheries sector commercial activities.

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APFisheries Department Schemes

The following are the AP Schemes of APFisheries Department:

  • Firstly, NFDB Scheme
  • Secondly, Traditional Crafts Monitorization
  • Thirdly, Coastal Security for fishermen of Marine
  • Fishermen Houses Construction
  • Group Accident Insurance Scheme
  • Relief cum Savings Scheme
  • SC and ST Fishermen Assistance
  • Community Halls Construction for Inland and Marine Fishermen
  • Lastly, Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

Andhra Pradesh Fisheries Department All India Rank

The following are the All India Ranking of Andhra Pradesh Fisheries Department:

  • 01st in Production of freshwater prawn
  • 01st in Production of Brackishwater shrimp
  • 02nd in Production of Freshwater fish
  • 02nd in prawn/fish producing the total value
  •  05th in the production of Marine Fish

Important Details of Fisheries Department of AP

  • AP Fisheries Department Website: http://apfisheries.cgg.gov.in
  • Fisheries Department AP Head Office: Shanthinagar, 4th Street, Masab Tank, Hyderabad
  • Fisheries Department of AP Helpline Number: 091-040- 23308585
  • APFisheries Department Support Mail: comfish@rediffmail.com
  • Honorable Andhra Pradesh Dairy Development and Fisheries Minister: Sri Prathipati Pulla Rao 
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