Directorate of Fisheries has its Head Office at Panaji. It provides Infrastructural facilities, deals with the Registration of Fishing vessel; 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 in Goa State.
The Directorate has a Fisheries extension wing, consisting of Fisheries Officers and Fisheries Surveyors attached to the Block Development offices of Tiswadi, Bardez, Salcete, Murmugao, Ponda, Pernem and Canacona and sub office at Colva, Salcete – Goa.
The Directorate is running a Fishermen Training Centre and Estuarine Fish Farm at Ela Dhauji, Old Goa, Fresh Water Fish Seed Farm at Anjunem, and a Pilot Prawn Hatchery at Benaulim operated under Brackish Water Fish Farmers Development Agency Goa.
Routine Coastal patrolling at Sea, River to curb illegal fishing
Community Interaction Programme in coordination with Indian Coast Guard
Sensitization Programme for Fishermen Community in co-ordination with INS Gomantak (Navy), Dealing with State and Central Schemes, Working of Control Room 24×7
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