मत्स्यपालन, पशुपालन और डेयरी मंत्रालय MINISTRY OF FISHERIES, ANIMAL HUSBANDRY & DAIRYING
FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND

Department of Fisheries,
Ministry of Fisheries , Animal Husbandry & Dairying
Government of India.

FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND (FIDF)

The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Government of India has set up a dedicated Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund(FIDF). FIDF envisages creation of fisheries infrastructure facilities both in marine and inland fisheries sectors and augment the fish production to achieve the target of 15 million tonnes by 2020 set under the Blue Revolution. Besides, the FIDF aims to achieve a sustainable growth of 8-9 per cent, in a move to augment the country’s fish production to the level of about 20 million tonnes by 2022-23.

    WHO CAN APPLY?

    • State Governments/Union Territories
    • State Owned Corporations/State Government Under taking/ Government Sponsored/ Supported Organizations
    • Fisheries Cooperative Federations (including FISHCOPPED etc.)
    • Cooperatives, collective groups of fish farmers & fish produce groups etc.
    • Panchayat Raj Institutions/ Self Help Groups (SHGs)/ NGOs
    • SCs/STs/Marginal Farmers, Women & Entrepreneurs, Self Help Groups and cooperatives of these etc.
    • Private Companies/ Entrepreneurs
    • Physically disabled
    • Any other Institution/ Entity to be decided by the Government

    Who We Are?

    NATIONAL FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT BOARD

    The National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) was established in 2006 as an autonomous organization under the administrative control of the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India to enhance fish production and productivity in the country and to coordinate fishery development in an integrated and holistic manner.

    NFDB is the nodal implementing agency for FIDF Scheme. NFDB receives proposals from eligible entities, undertakes scrutiny of proposals and place it before the Central Approval & Monitoring Committee (CAMC) for approval.

    ACTIVITIES UNDER FIDF

    Sl.No Component Unit Unit Cost (Rs. in Lakhs)
    1 Establishment of Fishing Harbours No. 15000.00
    2 Establishment of Fish Landing Centres No. 1000.00
    3 Construction of Ice Plants(both Marine and Inland Fisheries Sector) No. 100.00
    4 Construction of Cold Storages (both Marine and Inland Fisheries Sector) No. 100.00
    5 Fish Transport Facilities (both Marine and Inland Fisheries Sector) No. 20.00
    6 Development of Modern Fish Markets No. 100.00
    7 Setting up of Brood Banks No. 1000.00
    8 Integrated Cold Chain (both Marine and Inland Fisheries Sector) No. 500.00
    9 Development of Hatcheries No. 50.00
    10 Development of Aquaculture Ha. 7.00
    11 Modernization of Fish Seed Farms No. 500.00
    12 Establishment of state of the art of Fisheries Training Centres No. 500.00
    13 Fish Processing Units No. 4674.00
    14 Fish Feed Mills/Plants
    a) Fish Feed Mills/Plants (FFM) of minimum of 4 to 5 tonne per day capacity No. 10.00
    b) Fish Feed Mills/Plants (FFM) of minimum of 10 tonne per day capacity No. 650.00
    15 Establishment of Cage culture in Reservoir No. 3.00
    16 Introduction of Deep Sea Fishing Vessels No. 80.00
    17 Establishment of Disease Diagnostic Laboratories No. 150.00
    18 Development of Mariculture
    a) Sea cage Culture No. 5.00
    b) Hatcheries No. 50.00
    c) Nursery Area Ha. 6.00
    d) Sea weed/Bivalve/Pearl Cultures With a total lump sum amount of Rs. 4225.00 lakh
    19 Establishment of Aquatic Quarantine Facilities No. 2500.00
    20 Any other Innovative Projects/activities designed to enhance fish production/productivity /Value(IA) Lump sum

    Frequently Asked Questions

    FIDF
    What is FIDF?

    Government of India encourages private entrepreneurs and fish farmers in creation of fisheries infrastructure facilities. In order to achieve 20 million tonnes of fish production by 2022-23, Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF) was created with an estimated fund outlay of Rs 7522.48 Crore.

    2018-19 to 2022-23 (Five Years)

    1. Quantum of Loan: The project under FIDF shall be eligible for loan up to 80% of the estimated/actual project cost.

    2. Interest Subvention: Up to 3% per annum for development of identified fisheries- based infrastructure facilities.

    No. Subsidy and Interest Subvention do not go together. For any eligible particular activity, financial assistance can be availed either under PMMSY or FIDF but not under both.

    Beneficiaries are required to contribute at least 20% of the project cost as margin money and Contribution of margin money in case of States/UTs, State Entities implemented projects shall not be mandatory.

    In all States and Union Territories.

      1.) No limits for the number of units/ Area

      2.) Maximum repayment period of 12 years inclusive of moratorium of 2 years on repayment of principal

    Who are all the Eligible Entities?

    • a.) State Governments / Union Territories
    • b.) State Owned Corporations/State Govt. Undertakings/ Govt. Sponsored / Supported Organizations
    • c.) Fisheries Cooperative Federations (including FISHCOPFED etc.)
    • d.) Cooperatives, collective groups of fish farmers & fish produce groups etc.
    • e.) Panchayat Raj Institutions/Self Help Groups (SHGs)/ NGOs
    • f.) SCs/STs/Marginal Farmers, Women & entrepreneurs, Self Help Groups and cooperatives of these etc.
    • g.) Private companies/entrepreneurs
    • h.) Physically disabled
    • i.) Any other institution/entity to be decided by the Government

    Who are all the Eligible Investment Activities?

    • 1.) Establishment of Fishing Harbours
    • 2.) Establishment of Fish Landing Centres
    • 3.) Construction of Ice Plants (both Marine and Inland Fisheries Sectors)
    • 4.) Construction of Cold Storage (both Marine and Inland Fisheries Sectors)
    • 5.) Fish Transport Facilities (Marine & inland Sector)
    • 6.) Integrated Cold Chain (Marine & Inland Sector)
    • 7.) Development of Modern Fish Markets
    • 8.) Setting up of Brood Banks
    • 9.) Development of Hatcheries
    • 10.) Development of Aquaculture
    • 11.) Modernization State Fish Seed Farms
    • 12.) Establishment of state of art of Fisheries Training Centres
    • 13.) Fish Processing Units
    • 14.) Fish Feed Mills/Plants of minimum 4 to 5 tonne per day capacity
    • 15.) Fish Feed Mills/Plants of minimum 10 tonne per day capacity
    • 16.) Establishment of Cage culture in Reservoir
    • 17.) Introduction of Deep Sea Fishing Vessels
    • 18.) Establishment of Disease Diagnostic Laboratories
    • 19.) Development of Mari culture (a) Sea cage culture
    • 20.) Development of Mari culture (b) Hatcheries
    • 21.) Development of Mari culture (c) Nursery Area
    • 22.) Development of Mari culture (d) Sea weed/Bivalve/Pearl Cultures
    • 23.) Establishment of Aquatic Quarantine Facilities
    • 24.) Any other innovative projects/activities designed to enhance fish production/productivity/value

    Which is the Nodal Implementing Agency?

    National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) , Hyderabad

    Who are the Nodal Loaning Entities?

    • NABARD – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development – State/UT government projects
    • NCDC – National Cooperative Development Corporation – Cooperative Sector either through State Governments/UTs or directly to Eligible Cooperative Societies & Federations
    • All Scheduled Banks– All the Private Beneficiaries/ Private Entrepreneurs.

    What is the procedure for loan sanction under FIDF by Scheduled banks?

    The process of repayment, rate of interest, penal interest, security and extent of finance will be decided by the Scheduled banks as per their commercial norms/ policies and in compliance with the regulatory guidelines notified by RBI from time to time.

    What is the lending rate of interest?

    Not lower than 5% per annum.

    How the interest subvention will be worked out?

    Interest subvention shall be the difference between
    a. Costs of borrowing by NABARD /NLE (inclusive of interest, taxes, fees, charges etc) plus fund management cost of 0.6% per annum.
    b. The rate of interest charged on loans to EEs by NABARD / NLEs.

    What is the maximum period of repayment?

    12 years inclusive of moratorium of 2 years on repayment of principal.

    If the land is on lease, how many years of lease is necessary?

    The land should be for Minimum of 12 years lease period.

    What are the documents to be submitted along with Detailed Project Report (DPR)?

    A detailed project report consist of :

    • a.) General Details about the project.
    • b.) Land documents
    • c.) Detailed cost Estimates (as per the latest Schedule of Rates
    • d.) Engineering drawings and layout
    • e.) Quotations for all the machinery and equipment.
    • f.) Technical Feasibility
    • g.) Economic Analysis and Viability
    • h.) Bankability of the project
    • i.) Necessary permission required for the project
    • j.) Details of the beneficiary contribution

    Where the proposals are to be submitted?

    For seeking concessional financing under the FIDF shall be submitted at the following address:
    Joint Secretary(Fisheries), Department of Fisheries,
    Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying,
    Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi-110001


    A copy of the proposal shall also be submitted to the Nodal Implementing Agency(NIA) at the following address:
    The Chief Executive,
    National Fisheries Development Board, Department of Fisheries,
    Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, GoI,
    Pillar No:235, PVNR Expressway, SVPNPA Post,
    Hyderabad-500052.

    Central Approval and Monitoring Committee (CAMC) headed by Joint Secretary (Inland Fisheries).

    Yes, the beneficiary will receive an email communication regarding the CAMC meeting

    The beneficiary has to approach the schedule bank where the beneficiary got consent or any schedule bank.

    CONTACT Us

    NATIONAL FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT BOARD
    Address

    National Fisheries Development Board,
    Fish Building, Pillar No:235, PV Narasimha Rao Expy, SVPNPA, Hyderabad, Telangana 500052

    Website:

    NFDB: nfdb.gov.in

    DoF: dof.gov.in

    PMMSY pmmsy.dof.gov.in

    Opening Hours:  All working days (from Monday to Friday) (9:30 AM - 6:00 PM)

    Contact Us

    Tel: + 91 - 040 - 24000201/177
    Fax: + 91 - 040 - 24015568
    Toll Free: 1800-425-1660

    Email

    Official: ce.nfdb-dadf@gov.in, info.nfdb@nic.in
    Enquiries: fidf.nfdb@gmail.com