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Government Of Assam Sonitpur District

Fishery Department - Mission

Mission of the Department is to promote, facilitate and secure the long-term development, conservation and utilization of fisheries resources based on responsible fishing practices and environmentally sound management programmes with focus on:

  1. Sustainable utilization of the natural fish resources
  2. Augmentation of fish production by aquaculture, exploration of new fishing grounds, promotion of low value fishes.
  3. Enhancing fish production and productivity
  4. Ensuring safe fishing
  5. Increasing livelihood opportunities
  6. Strengthening social security and welfare measures for fisher folk
  7. Fish resource conservation and management
  8. Facilitating improved post harvest practices and value addition with industrial and market linkages.