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Fisheries

The main objective of the Department is to increase the fish production in the state and emuliorate socio-economic conditions of the fishermen.It provides Infrastructural facilities, deals with the Registration of Fishing vessels, Fishing canoes/Fishing crafts, Fishing nets etc. The Directorate also implements various developmental as well as welfare schemes for the upliftment of the fishermen and the fishing industry. The Directorate has Fisheries extension wing, consisting of Fisheries Officers and Fisheries Surveyors attached to the community development Blocks of Tiswadi, Bardez, Salcete, Murmugao, Ponda, Pernem and Canacona. The Directorate is running a Fishermen Training Centre and one Estuarine Fish Farm at Ela Dhauji, Old Goa, Fresh Water Fish Farm at Anjunem, Sub-Office at Colva, and a Pilot Prawn Hatchery at Benaulim operated under Brackish Water Fish Farmers Development Agency Goa.

Objective/Mission :

  • Increase in fish production of the state
  • Welfare of the fishermen
  • Promotion of marine fisheries
  • Promotion of culture & inland fisheries.
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Dr. Shamila Monteiro
Director - Directorate of Fisheries
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Dayanand Bandokar Marg,
Panaji - Goa
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0832 224838
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+91 832 2231049
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Directorate of Fisheries, Dayanand Bandokar Marg,
Panaji, Goa
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+91 832 2224838
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+91 832 2264011
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Shri Nandkishor Verlekar
Public Information Officer


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Directorate of Fisheries, Dayanand Bandokar Marg,
Panaji, Goa
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+91 832 2224838
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+91 832 2253720
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Dr. Shamila Monteiro
First Appellate Authority


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Directorate of Fisheries, Dayanand Bandokar Marg,
Panaji, Goa
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+91 832 2224838
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+91 832 2227780

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