Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources & Fishing Harbours implement various programmes and policies with the object of increasing production of fish.

Guidelines/ Standard Operational Procedure for Matsya Jeebi Credit Card

Fisheries, ,

Eligibility for MJCC may also be extended to the fish farmers dealing with both fresh and brackish waters as well as fisher folk involved in capture fishery in marine sector.

Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) for Fisheries Schemes, 2020-21

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A Kisan Credit Card (KCC) is a credit delivery mechanism that is aimed at enabling farmers to have quick and timely access to affordable credit for their working capital.

West Bengal Fisheries Investment Policy, 2015


The object of the Policy is to extend fiscal incentives to encourage entrepreneurs for setting up new Micro, Small, Medium & Large Enterprises in Fisheries sector.

West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences Act, 1995

Animal Resource Development, Fisheries, ,

An Act to provide for the establishment and incorporation of a University of Animal and Fishery Sciences in West Bengal.

West Bengal Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997


Any person who commits any offence by contravening the provisions shall be cognizable and non-bailable.

West Bengal Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1993


No person shall fill up any water area including embankment or naturally or artificially depressed land, with a view to converting it into solid land for the purpose of construction of any building.

West Bengal Inland Fisheries Act, 1984


An Act to provide for the conservation, development propagation protection, exploitation and disposal of inland fish and fisheries in West Bengal and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

West Bengal Marine Fishing Regulation Act, 1993


An Act to regulate marine fishing by fishing vessels along the coastline of the state.