GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
Department of Fisheries,
BENFISH Tower, 8th Floor, 31, G N. Block, Salt Lake,
Sector-V, Kolkata-700 091.
No. 1273-Fish/C-I/9R-2/2015 Kolkata, the 4th June, 2015.
Whereas the Governor is of the opinion that it is necessary to formulate Fisheries Policy to extend financial support for promotion of Industries in Fisheries Sector in the State.
Now, therefore, the Governor is pleased to sanction and approve the implementation of a new Investment Policy under West Bengal Fisheries Policy, 2015 for Micro, Small, Medium & Large Enterprises in fisheries sector in the whole of West Bengal for substantive development in fisheries sector through various innovative initiatives and to promote a conducive investment climate in the State and to provide global competitive edge to this sector.
1. Title of the Policy
The Policy may be called the West Bengal Fisheries Investment Policy, 2015 for Micro, Small, Medium & Large Enterprises in Fisheries Sector (hereinafter referred to as “WBFIP – 2015 for MSMLEs in Fisheries Sector”).
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 with a view to encourage the dispersal of such enterprises to lesser developed areas as well as in order to propel the growth of the Fisheries Sector in the State.