FISHERIES

ORGANOGRAM

FISHORG

 

West Godavari District is well developed in Fisheries with Resources of Fishery wealth in Marine, Brackish Water, Reservoir and Inland Fisheries. It is in fact the aqua hub of Andhra Pradesh. Blue Revolution is well expressed in this district through a multi-pronged approach which includes the introduction of fast-growing, high-yielding species For the year 2017-18 this district, achieved 1051754 tons of Fish production- GVA Rs.10088 crores. For the year 2018-19, a target of 11.50 Lakh MT with GVA of 15,000 crores .So far achieved 9.89 lakh MT of fish and prawn production.

 

  1. Marine Fisheries Statistics:-
Length of Coast Line 19 Kms
No.of Coastal Fishermen village/Habitations 2
Fishermen Population 56,890
Active fishermen 21867
Fishing Crafts 52 motorized craft,

138- traditional craft

No.of Fish Landing Centres 7 (notified)
No.of Processing Plants 20
No.of mini Fishing harbor

(Biyyaputippa)

Foundation Stone laid on

5-12-18 (Estimated amount 13.58 crores )

 

2.Inland Fisheries Statistics:-

Fishermen Population 213030
Active fisher folk 84,120
Irrigation Tanks 101 with TWSA.2551.84 Ha. EWSA -766.40
G.P. tanks 587 with TWSA .7885.04 Ha EWSA – 2826.13
No.of Reservoir 1. Yerrakalva, 2. Thammileru, 3. Kovvada
No.of Govt Fresh Water Fish Seed Farms 6
No.of Private Fish Seed Farms 20

 

3.Brackish Water Fisheries Statistics:-

Total Culture area ( BW & FW) Registered 67,518.30 hect
Area Registered 59,602.80 hect
Area unregistered 7915.50 hect
No of Aqua farmers 26,580 (registered)
No of mandals in which aquaculture exists 29

 

  1. RESERVOIRS:
  • Yerrakaluva Reservoir & Kovvada Reservoir.

          The Ferries in Yerrakaluva Reservoir: There are 6 ferries have been leased out to Fisherman Cooperative Societies for a total extent of 700 Hect of water spread area.

1. Borrampalem FCS, Borrampalem
2. Vallampattla FCS, Singaraipalem
3. Taduvai FCS, A. Polavaram
4. Dearapalli FCS, Chakradevarapalli
5. Chakradevarapalli FCS, Chakradevarapalli
6. Vegavaram FCS, Vegavaram.

 

 

  1. DETAILS OF FISHERMEN COOP., SOCIETY IN THE DISTRICT :
Sl.No Name of the Society Total No. of Societies Total Membership
1 Inland Fisherman Coop., Societies 253 2008
2 Fisherwoman Coop. Societies 33 1834
3 Marine Fisherman Coop., Societies 16 1042
4 Brackish Water Fisherman Coop., Societies 4 170
5 Marketing Fisherman Coop., society 1 2000
Total 278 27452

 

  1. FISH SEED FARMS:
Sl.No Name of the Fish Seed Farm Total area (in Hect.) Nursery area Extent (in Hect.)
1 Fish Seed farm, Badampudi 5.624 0.392
2 Fish Seed Farm, Kovvali 3.20 1.68
3 Fish Seed Farm, Narsapuram 0.32 0.172
4 Fish Seed Farm, Eluru 0.672 0.048
5 Fish Seed Farm, Bhimavaram 0.226 0.076

 

  1. PROCESSING PLANTS:
Sl. No Name of the Plant Capacity (in Tonnes)
1 Anand Exports 100
2 Anand Sea Foods 200
3 Aswini Sea Foods 120
4 Devi Sea Foods 450
5 Haripriya Marine Exports 200
6 Jagadeesh Marine Exports 240
7 Jayalaxmi Sea Foods 150
8 Jaya Satya Marine 290
9 KRM 150
10 Kadher Sea Foods 850
11 M.S.C., 200
12 Nalamati Sea Foods 120
13 Sai Marine Sea Foods 140
14 Sandhya Marine Sea Foods 240
15 Surya Marine 290
16 Swarna Sea Foods 200
17 Universal Cold Storage 150
18 Venkata Padmavathi Marine Sea Foods 140
19 Vijaya Laxmi Sea Foods 140
20 Welcome Fisheries 200

 

  1. Construction of Community halls:-

Fishermen Community halls were constructed under SCSP 2015-16 for the benefit of the following SC Fishermen Co.op Societies:

Sl.

No.

Name of the Mandal Name of the village Name of the SC Fishermen Co.op Society Ltd,Koppaka Remarks
1 Pedavegi Koppaka Jyothi Fishermen Co.op Society,Koppaka Site not handed over ( Tahsildar has been addressed to handover the site to APEWIDC
2 Eluru Ponangi Ponangi Harijana Fishermen Co.op Society, Ponangi Roof slab laid for community hall

20 two wheelers supplied

2 Three wheelers supplied

3 Eluru Chataparru Chataparru Harijana Fishermen Co.op Society ltd , Chataparru Tender Stage
4 Nidamrru Thokalapalli   Harijana Fishermen Co.op Society ltd , Thokalapalli Roof slab laid for Community hall
5 Bhimadole Lingampadu Fishermen Co.op Society ltd , Lingampadu Roof slab laid for Community hall

 

9.          ABSTRACT OF TOTAL FRESH WATER AQUACULTURE –  WEST GODAVARI 
Sl.

No

Name of the Mandal Total Culture area

( in Hectares)

1 Ganapavaram 2686.72
2 Attili 1049.69
3 Penumantra 1179.12
4 Akiveedu 4595.49
5 Undi 5174.343
6 Kalla 6755.27
7 Bhimavaram 9009.31
8 Palakoderu 994.32
9 Veeravasaram 1138.7
10 Palakollu 1137.934
11 Poduru 775.43
12 Achanta 305.06
13 Elamanchili 928.02
14 Narsapuram 2839.38
15 Mogalthuru 3749.08
16 Eluru 5337.51
17 Pedapadu 4108.72
18 Bhimadole 4657.21
19 Iragavaram 158.156
20 Tanuku 9.32
21 Peravali 131.466
22 Chagallu 59.36
23 Penugonda 45.176
24 Nidadavolu 285.97
24 Nidamarru 5635.55
26 Undrajavaram 88.23
27 Unguturu 2186.97
28 Pentapadu 314.12
29 Denduluru 3056.54
TOTAL 67,518.30 hect

 

Sl.No Mandal No of Aqua shops
1 Elamanchili 14
2 Achanta 7
3 Mogultur 23
4 Veeravasam 21
5 Poduru 3
6 Akeevedu & Undi 46
7 narsapur 19
8 kalla 6
9 Nidamaru 20
10 Bhimavaram 64
11 Eluru 36
12 Ganapavaram 16
13 Attili 3
14 Penumantra 3
15 Pedapadu 7
16 Palakollu 36
17 Bhimadole 9
333

 

 

 

  Milestones achieved for the year 2017-18

Marine

  • Dissemination of Potential Fishing Zone Information to Traditional & Motorised craft fishers – for lucrative fishing
  • Awareness on Cold Chain Concept in Fisheries to marine fishers- through Establishment of Solar Hybrid Chilling unit at Chinnamynavalanka

Inland

  • Mission Fingerlings- Stocking Fish Seed in all eligible water bodies (155 lakh fingerlings) for the year 2018-19
  • Organic fish farming – to reduce Input cost and encourage eco-friendly farming practices
  • Cage culture – Chakradevarapalli & Vegavaram

Aquaculture

  • Aqua clusters-29 mandal level and 104 village level- Sensitisation on GMP’s in aqua farming is done
  • Aqua lab services to small & marginal farmers
  • Pond Automation in Shrimp farms – for monitoring of water parameters-Pilot project undertaken
  • Novel Aqua farming practices – Fattening of Crabs in plastic boxes
  • Chandranna Rythu Shekthralu – 24 nos Farm frontline demonstrations  (FFLD) established for advocating suitable intervention for higher production

Livelihood Enhancement

  • Established ornamental breeding units to rural women at Tanuku
  • Sea weed – Raft & tube culture at Mollaparru (Pilot Project)

Marketing

  • Established Fish Mart for promoting Hygienic sale of fresh fish
  • Retail Fish vending carts

 Credit Linkage

  • Formation of Farmers Producer Organisation (Fisherwomen) – Fisherwomen members given petty loans from banks to carry day to day business

 

Ongoing  Strategies for the year 2018-19 to achieve the desired targets

Aquaculture

  • Declaration of Aqua zones
  • Power tariff subsidy @ 1.60 per Unit to aqua farmers
  • Aqua shops, hatcheries and farms Inspection &  Discourage usage of banned antibiotics in aquaculture
  • Formalin check tests for fish exported from out district to other states of India
  • RAS- Recirculatory Aquaculture system for Raising crabs/Fish fingerling/nursery   phase for shrimp

Marine

  • Fishing Ban Relief @Rs 4000/- per eligible fisher folk
  • NTR Old age pension for those fisher folk who are above 50 years of age
  • Sea weed /Cage culture in open sea
  • Mini Fishing harbour ( Biyyaputippa)

Marketing

  • Fish vending carts & Fish Food carts
  • Establishment of Fish Fibre marts- Bhimavaram, Tanuku

Inland

  • Community based resource management for fish seed rearing and stocking (155 lakhs FL)  – formation of  22 Inland clusters

Livelihood enhancement

  • Ornamental rearing units – 6 nos

Strategies to boost farm Income

Chandranna Mega Aqua Rythu Shekthram – FFLD for 25 farmers – Aqua farmers of Konithiwada village of Veeravasam mandal

Innovative practices

  • Integrated Farming – Fish cum paddy farming
  • Organic fish & Shrimp farming

 

Fishery Resources of West Godavari District – Kolleru Lake

  • Kolleru lake is one of the largest fresh water ecosystems(wetland) in India of international importance recognized under Ramsar Convention (Iran 1971)
  • The Kolleru wildlife sanctuary spread over 9 mandals i.e. 7 mandals in West Godavari and 2 mandals in Krishna district with an extent of 30,855.20 hect or 77,138 acres upto +5 contour.
  • There are 122 villages inside the sanctuary area (46 bed villages and 76 belt villages ) with a population of more than 3,00,000 people mostly dependent on the lake for their livelihoods like capturing fish and traditional agriculture in the past upto 1980s.
  • In the bed and belt villages Major Community is fishermen community (Vaddi community) and their livelihood is fishing. During  1975,Govt have allotted 2628 acres of land for fish culture to 58 Fishermen Coop. Societies and constructed fish ponds by them to eke out their livelihood .
  • Kolleru & Upputeru Fishing licensing Scheme:
  • The fishing licensing Scheme for traditional fishermen has been implementing vide G.O.      No. 50 Agriculture Dept. dt. 8-1-1963 in both Kolleru & in Upputeru. This Scheme was discontinued in Kolleru due to declaration of Wildlife Sanctuary. But the wildlife Division of Kolleru has taken up the issue of fishing permits in Kolleru Lake area.
Fish and Prawn Production (in Metric tonnes)

Andhra Pradesh Vs West Godavari

Year Andhra Pradesh West Godavari
District
2014 – 15 1978578 612616
2015 – 16 2352263 731803
2016 – 17 2766193 827226
2017 – 18 3449558 1051754
2018-19 4485200 11,52,201

 

Fisheries – Production & GVA (2015 -19) 

Year Target in M.Tonnes Achievement in M.Tonnes GVA (Rs. in Crores) in Constant Price Production Growth Rate in % than previous year GVA Growth Rate in % than previous year
2014-15 565217 612616 5770.843
2015-16 684230 734782 6514.35 19.94% 19.45%
2016-17 824053 827226 7363.79 12.58% 13.03%
2017-18 1050754 1051754 10088 27.14% 36.99 %
2018-19 1150000 1152201 11519.13 9.55% 14.19 %
2019-20 1315608 340926 (as on 01.06.2019) Target GVA is 13019 Anticipatory growth rate is 14.18% Anticipatory growth rate is 13.02%

 

Marine Craft registration – APMFR Act 1994 :

  • Application form for registration of fishing vessels shall be obtained from the office of the authorized officer on payment of Rs. 5/- (Rupees Five Only) for each form
  • Every application for registration of fishing vessel under section 9 of the Act shall be made by the owner in Form-I prescribed for the purpose in Schedule in quadruplicate and it shall be accompanied by:-
  • A layout of the fishing vessel and proof in token of securing the vessel
  • Document in support of deposit of the registration fee as prescribed under rule 4 (1)

(3)All mechanized fishing boats and other vessels operated for fishing purpose should apply in  form IA and all Traditional country crafts and motorized Beach Landing Crafts., should apply in Form I B for registration with the Authorized Officer or as notified by the Director of Fisheries/Commissioner of Fisheries under this Act failing which the Authorized Officer or any Gazette Officer concerned will be competent to seize such craft/vessel trawler whenever noticed under section 9 of the act.

Class of fishing vessel                                                  Amount of fee for a specified area

(Per Annum)

 

  • Mechanized fishing vessel above 15 meters    10,000/- OAL or above 25 G.T.

 

  • (ii) Mechanized fishing vessel up to  50/-   15 meters OAL or up to 25 G.T

.

  • (iii) L.Cs and other motorized craft using for      Rs.      50/-  Propulsion of craft only

 

  •  (iv)  Country crafts above 8.5 meters OAL using         Rs.       3/- sail and oars

 

 

(v) Country crafts above 8.5 meters OAL using   Rs.      1/-    sail and oars

  • The Government whenever considered necessary may increase the amount of fee specified above

(2) The Owner of the craft/vessel can be given license for a maximum period of 3 years, if applied for

Penalty for not obtaining license

In case the owner of the registered fishing vessel fails to obtain license or to pay the fees for renewal of license by the date stipulated under rule, he shall be liable to pay license fees, prescribed for the respective categories as specified under the Table in Rule 8(1) plus a penalty equal to 1/5th of the license fee. If the registered fishing vessel fails to obtain the renewal of license, within a maximum period of 90 (ninety) days from the date of expiry of the license, such vessel will be liable for seizure

Penalty to fishing boats for fishing during closed period

Vessel engaged in fishing during  closed season Authorised officer will confiscate entire catch and impose a fine of  Rs.2,500/-

Marine Fishing ban:

  • Every year from 15th April – June 15th June
  • Ban relief to the affected fisher folk are given @ Rs 4000 per person
  • Motorized craft (1+5) including the owner
  • Mechanized craft (8) < 18 mts OAL & >18 mts (10) OAL (excluding the owner )

Economics of Fish Culture (Per Hect) :

A Capital Investment Unit cost

Rs

Qty Cost in

RS

Construction of Pond, Water supply channel, Installation of Tube well, Renovation,Lease amount 300000
B. Recurring Expenditure ( culture period-9months)
i Pond Preparation(sediment removal, ploughingetc) 10000
ii Electricity&Diesel 20000
iii  Lime-250kg Rs10/kg 250 2500
iv Organic Manure Rs1000/ton 10tons 10000
In organic manure
i. Urea 5/kg 100 500
ii.super phosphate 10/kg 250 2500
iii.potash 20/kg 40 800
Stocking
Seed cost of 10000 no.fingerlings Rs 1/seed 10000 10,000
Feed
i.Artificialfeeding,palleted feed 6 tons Rs.35/kg 6tons 2,10,000
Medicines &Chemicals 1000
Marketing, harvesting and miscellaneous 15000
Labour charges 5000/

month

1person 50000
Total Recurring expenditure 3,32,300
D Economics
Expenditure on capital investment@16% 48,000
Deprecation on capital investment@10% 30,000
Total Recurring expenditure 3,32,300
Total 4,10,000
E. Income
Production @70%survival 1  kg avg growth 7000*1.2 kg=8.4 tons 80/kg 8.4tons 6,72,000
F. Net Income-Total expenditure(E-D) 2,62,000

 

Shrimp Culture :

  • Litopenaeus vannameiis the scientific name of our culture shrimp.
  • It is a low saline species which can grow in salinities ranging from 0 to 10 ppt
  • It is having good export demand and highly profitable culture

Best Management Practices adopted

  • Drying of pond for 1 month between every crop
  • Maintenance of 2 reservoir ponds for filling of stocking ponds
  • Hatchery seed
  • Acclimatization of seed during stocking

Nursery Management for seed rearing

  • Continuous Aeration to avoid depletion of Dissolved oxygen
  • Testing of water quality parameters fortnightly
  • Maintenance of bird and crab fencing as a bio security measure

Culture Practice adopted

  • Pond will be dried for one month after every cycle of culture.
  • After filling treated water from reservoir, seed from the hatchery i.e., PL 10 to 15 will  be stocked in nursery ponds
  • Up to one month seed rearing activity will be taken in nursery ponds
  • Then the seed will be transferred to culture pond for the remaining culture period i.e., for 2 to 3 months.
  • After attaining the marketable size harvest will be done
UNIT ECONOMICS OF CULTURE OF L.vannamei1 Hectare per Crop
  Culture Period : 4 months ; with single Harvest per Crop ; No. of Crops per year : 2
Sl.

No

Item No. of
Units
Qty. Unit
Cost (Rs)
Total
Cost (Rs)
A. Capital Investment
Construction of Pond, Water supply channel,of Tube well,Rennovation,Lease amount. 3,00,000
B. Operational Cost(Recurring Expenditure)
1 Pond Preparation 1 15000 25000
2  Aerators 2 HP 4 35000 140000
3 Water Filling Charges 25000
4 Coast of L vannamei Seed (open system) 40/PL/m2(pl 8-9) 4lakhs 0.75 300000
5 Shrimp Feed ( 1.75:1) 3tons 75 225000
6 Watchman @ Rs 5000 pm 1 5 months 5000 25000
7 Feed broadcasting
Boy @ Rs 5000 pm
1 4 months 5000 20000
8 Technical Expert @ Rs 20000 pm 1 20000 20000
9 Electricity/ Diesel Charges 75000
10. fencing RMT 400 150 60000
11. Bird scare/bird net(bio-security) Sq.m 2000 35/sq.m 70000
12. Pump House&Pump 5Hp 1 65000
10 Chemicals & Others 10000
11 Harvesting Charges 25000
12 Other Charges 50000
Recurring Expenditure 11,35,000
Total 14,35,000
D Income
Expected Production (kgs) 5tons 3,50,000 17,50,000
Net  Income ( Gross Profit) per crop 3,15,000

 

Pangasius

Pangasiussutchiis the scientific name of Pangasius. It is a fresh water species which doesn’t need any salinity. It is very tasty and having good export demand. To overcome the problems in Carps culture like stocking density and more number of spines in the fish muscle many farmers are going to this culture.

Best Management Practices adopted

  • Bird fencing for ponds to avoid contamination by birds.
  • 20 to 30 % Saline Water Exchange for every 2 to 3 days.
  • Usage of pelleted feed for faster growth and for better FCR.

Culture Practice adopted

  • Pond will be dried for one month after every cycle of culture.
  • After filling water fingerlings of 70 to 90 mm size will be stocked in a nursery pond in high stocking density.
  • After 2 months these will be transferred to grow out ponds for fast growth.
  • After filling water 200 to 250 gm will be stocked to culture ponds at a stocking density of 3000 to 5000/Hec.
  • Pelleted feed will be used for better growth and best FCR.
  • Culture period in stocking ponds will be around 5 to 6 months or up to attaining a size of around 1.5 to 2 kg.

ECONOMICS ON PANGASSIUS per Hectare:

A. Capital investment Unit  cost Quantity Total cost

( Rs)

Construction of Pond, Water supply channel,of Tube well,Rennovation,Lease amount. 4,00,000
B. Operational  Cost
Management practices
1 Pond preparation LS 10,000.00
2 Liming -300 Kg/ha Rs.10/Kg 300 Kg 03,000.00
3 Manuring-5000 Kg/ha Rs.1/Kg 5000 Kg 05,000.00
4 DAP fertilizer -100Kg/ha Rs.25/Kg 100 Kg 02,500 .00
5 Cost of seed-25,000 Nos/ha Rs.4 each(including transport charges ) 25,000 Nos. 1,00,000.00
6 Cost of feed-30 tons FCR 1-1.5 Rs.30,000/ Tonne 30 Tonnes 9,00,000.00
7 Labour charges Rs.5000/month 2Nosx10months 1,00,000.00
8 Electricity charges for dewatering/refilling etc LS 20,000.00
9 Cost on chemicals and drugs etc LS 05,000.00
10 Harvesting and marketing  expenses LS 50,000.00
11 Miscellaneous expenses 04,500.00
Total recurring Expenditure 12,00,000.00
Economics
Expenditure on capital investment@16% 48,000
Deprecation on capital investment@10% 30,000
Total recurring Expenditure 12,00,000.00
TOTAL 12,78,000
Income
Fish Production at 80% survival and at average growth of  1 Kg each     :  20 tonnes 100/kg 20 tonnes 20 lakh
Profit 7,22,000

 

Lates Calcariferis- Sea bass

FISH1

  • Lates Calcariferis the scientific name of Sea bass
  • It is Euryhaline species which can tolerate wide range of salinity
  • t is very tasty fish and having good market demand

Best Management Practices adopted

  • Bird fencing to ponds to avoid contamination by birds.
  • 20 to 30 % Water Exchange for every 2 to 3 days.
  • Aeration with the help of aerators to avoid Dissolved oxygen problems.

Culture Practice adopted

  • Pond will be dried for one month after every cycle of culture.
  • After filling water 80 to 100 gm of wild seed will be procured and stocked in a nursery

pond in high stocking density.

  • After 1 or 2 months seed will be graded according to size and stocked to culture ponds

at a stocking density of 2000/Hec around 250 gms size.

  • Culture period in stocking ponds will be around 15 months or up to attaining a size of

around 3 to 4 Kgs of each fish.

  • Live Tilapia from the ponds of Indian major carps, Kolleru Lake or from local creeks and

drains will be used as a feed for entire culture period.

Field Level Unit Economics of Sea bass culture
1 Expenditures of 1 Ac for 2 years culture period Cost in Rs.
Pond Preparation (Includes Repairs of bunds and Manuring) 60,000
Lease for 1 Acre 50,000
Desiel for intake of water 20,000
Water pumping engine 50,000
Aerators @ 2 for 1 year and deisel 70,000
Seed, 900 No.@ Rs. 150 per seed, 350 gm stocking size 1,35,000
Feed ( FCR 4:1 ) Live Tilapia 2,86,200
Watch and ward and other expenses for 24 months 1,20,000
Total Expenditure 7,91,200
2 Receipts  
Production at 100 % Survival and average size 3.0 Kg per fish, Rate is Rs 400/kg 10,80,000
Net Profit per Acre 2,88,800

 

 

Mud Crab – Scylla Serrata – Pond culture

FISHM1FISHM2Scylla Serrata is the scientific name of Mud crab.

  • It is a saline species which need salinity of 20 to 25 ppt.
  • It is very tasty and having good export demand

Best Management Practices adopted

  • Bird fencing to ponds to avoid contamination by birds.
  • Crab fencing to avoid the loss of stocking
  • 20 to 30 % Saline Water Exchange for every 2 to 3 days

Culture Practice adopted

  • Pond will be dried for one month after every cycle of culture.
  • After filling water 200 to 250 gm wild seed (GL) will be procured from Chennai or local

market and stocked to culture ponds at a stocking density of 1800/Hec.

  • Culture period in stocking ponds will be around 5 months or up to attaining a size of

around 450 to 500 gms of each crab.

  • Trash fish chopped into small pieces mainly Tilapia from the ponds of Indian major

carps, Kolleru Lake or from local creeks and drains will be used as a feed for entire

culture period

  • After attaining the marketable size partial harvest will be done and small crabs will be

again stocked until attaining marketable size

 

Field Level Unit Economics of Crab culture in Traditional Method
1 Expenditures of 1 Ac for 4 to 5 Months culture period Cost in Rs.
Pond Preparation (Includes Repairs of bunds and Manuring) 15,000
Lease for 1 Acre 25,000
Watch and Ward and Labour cost for Harvest 25,000
Diesel for intake of water 8,000
Seed, 600 No.@ Rs. 100 per seed, 150 gm stocking size 60,000
Feed ( FCR 5:1 ) Dead Tilapia 17,000
Total Expenditure 1,50,000
2 Receipts
Production at 80 % Survival and average size 500 gm per crab, Rate is Rs 900/kg 2,25,000
Net Profit per Acre 75,000

 

Mud Crab (Scylla Serrata) Culture in HDPE Boxes

  • Scylla Serrata is the scientific name of Mud crab
  • It is a saline species which need salinity of 20 to 25 ppt
  • It is very tasty and having good export demand

Best Management Practices adopted

  • Individual HDPE boxes were used for culture
  • Maintenance of crab fencing as a bio security measure to prevent entry of other animals into the pond
  • Daily monitoring the boxes for feed consumption, growth and health of the crabs
  • 20 to 30 % Saline Water Exchange for every 2 to 3 days

Culture Practice adopted

  • Pond will be dried for one month after every cycle of culture.
  • After filling water 200 to 250 gm water crab or wild seed (GL) will be procured from

Chennai or local market and stocked into boxes

  • Culture period in boxes will be around 3to 4 months or upto attaining a size of around

450 to 500 gms or more based on the market demand

  • Trash fish chopped into small pieces mainly Tilapia from the ponds of Indian major

carps, Kolleru Lake or from local creeks and drains will be used as a feed for entire

culture period

  • After attaining the marketable size partial harvest will be done and small crabs will be

again stocked into boxes until attaining marketable size

 

Unit

Cost Rs

Qty Total

Amount

 (Rs)

A Capital Investment(Fixed cost)
1 HDPE Boxes,Renovation,

Watchmen shed

6,60,000
B. 2 Recurring Expenditure and Operational

 cost for 1 crop

3 Pond Preparation(Fencing arrangements) 15000
4 Farm accessories-nets,

feed trays etc

2000
5 Lease amount 75000
6 Water quality monitoring 4000
7 Crab seed 300 Kgs

(6 pieces per Kg)

750/Kg 300 Kg 225000
8 Feed: Trash fish 50 Kgs/2 days 15/kg 3 tons 45000
9  Watch and ward charges for 6 months ( one crop) 11000/

Month

/per head

02 132000
10 Miscellaneous 10000
11 Total Recurring Expenditure(3 to 10) 498000
C 12 Harvested & Receipts
13 Production of Mud Crab in one crop 600 Rs/kg 2 Ton 1200000
14 Gross Income ( 13-11) 702000
15 Interest paid on the capital investment 12% 6 months 39600
16 Interest paid on the working capital 10% 6 months 24900
17 Principal to be Paid in 5 years – Principal amount for one crop 6 months 66000
18 Net Income per  one crop 571500

 

G.O’s pertaining to Aquaculture:

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No.

G.O. No. Date Details of the G.O
1 G.O.Ms.No. 7 3/16/2013 Fisheries Department – Regulation of Fresh Water Aquaculture in the State – Consolidated orders- Issued.
2 G.O.MS.No. 10 28.04.2015 Fisheries Department – Regulation of Fresh Water Aquaculture in the State – Amendment –Issued.
3 G.O.MS.No. 15 26.05.2015 Fisheries Department – Regulation of Fresh Water Aquaculture in the State – Amendment Orders – Issued.
4 G.O.MS.No. 48 9/20/2016 Fisheries Department – Regulation of Fresh Water Aquaculture in the State – Amendments – Orders – Issued.
5 G.O.MS.No. 20 27.11.2014 Fisheries Department – Guidelines for Tilapia Fish Hatchery/ Breeding/ Nursery/ Grow-out Farming in Fresh water / Inland farms – Orders – Issued.
6 G.O.MS.No. 19 25.07.2015 Fisheries Department – Guidelines for Tilapia Fish Hatchery/ Breeding/ Nursery/ Grow-out Farming in Fresh water/Inlandfarms – Amendment – orders-Issued.
7 GO Ms No.15 4/29/2013 Fisheries Department – Guidelines for culture of L.vannamei in fresh water / inland farms- Orders- Issued.
8 G.O.MS.No. 25 08.10.2015 Fisheries Department – Guidelines issued for culture of L. Vannamei in Fresh Water/ Inland farms- Amendment orders – Issued
9 G.O.Rt.No.49 20.09.2016 Fisheries Department – Aqua farming – Registration of All Private Aqua labs under the Fold of Net Working of Aqua labs to ensure Standard Protocols for Analysis, Reliable Reporting System and Disease Surveillance and Monitoring – Proposals – Orders – issued
10 G.O. Ms. No.47 20.09.2016 Fisheries Department – Andhra Pradesh Marine Fishing Regulation Act, 1994 – Fishing Harbours and Fish Landing Centres – Notification – Orders – Issued
11 G.O. (Ms) No. 26 30.04.2012 Fisheries – Streamlining the procedure for release of captured foreign fishing cargo, boats, crew and fishermen – Appointment of Nodal officers at the State and District Level – Constitution of a Standing Committee and certain guidelines – Orders – Issued
12 GO Ms No. 74 10/21/2011 Fisheries – Co-operatives – Conduct of Skill Test for Identification of members for organization of new Inland Fishermen Coop. Societies- Admission of members, elimination of bogus/ineligible members- Comprehensive guidelines – Orders -Issued
13 G.O.MS.No. 30 10/31/2015 Fisheries Department – Fisheries Policy of Andhra Pradesh 2015-2020 – Orders – Issued
14 G.O.Rt.No.248 10/26/2016 Fisheries Department – Fisheries Policy of Andhra Pradesh 2015-2020 – operative Guidelines for some of the policy initiatives for implementation of the schemes – Approval – Orders – Issued
15 G.O.MS.No. 56 11/4/2016 Fisheries Department – Banning of feeding of poultry offal / other offal and  slaughter house wastes to fish and to control the malpractices to save the fish  culture and the environment – Orders – Issued
16 G.O.MS.No. 54 4/10/2005 Fisheries Department – Ban on African Cat Fish (Clarius gariepinus) in Andhra Pradesh – Orders – Issued
17 G.O.MS.No.08 23/02/2018 Fisheries Department – Regularization and Development of sustainable Aquaculture- Declaration of Aqua Zones – Constitution of High Level Committee – Orders – Issued
18 G.O.MS.No.13 25/05/2015 Fisheries Department – Implementation of Fisheries Schemes – Nomination of Expert advisers and Knowledge Partners and overall adviser for Technical Expertise on Aquaculture and Marine Fisheries – Constituting of District Level Committee – Orders – Issued
19 G.O.MS.No.16 20/04/2018 Fisheries Department – Proposal to promote sustainable Aqua Culture by declaration of Aqua Zones in the State – Guidelines for declaration of Aqua Zones in the Coastal Districts of State of Andhra Pradesh – Approved – Orders – Issued
20 G.O.MS.No.02 11/1/2017 Fisheries Department – Regulation on the Usage of banned Antibiotics in Aquaculture – Constituting a District Level Committees and Task Force Committees to take action on the sale of Veterinary Grade and banned Antibiotics in Aqua culture in the State – Orders- Issued
21 G.O.MS.No.15 19/04/2018 Fisheries Department – Organization of AP Centre for Aquaculture – Registration of a Society under A.P. Societies Act., 2001 for establishment and monitoring of Fisheries Projects like AQF,BMC, Hatcheries for Mud Crab & Sea Bass etc., – Revised By – Laws and the composition of Executive Committee of the society – Approved – Orders – Issued –
22 G.O.Rt.No. 119 5/9/2018 Energy, I & I Department – Power Tariff Concession for supply of power to the aquaculture farmers by reducing the current unit rate from Rs.3.75 Ps to Rs.2.00 Ps for a period of one year – Ordesr – Issued
23 G.O.Rt.No. 136 10/10/2018 Energy, I&I Department – Power ta riff concession for supply of power to the Aquaculture farmers by reducing the current unit rate from Rs.3.86ps to Rs.2.00ps for a period of one year with effect from 01-08-2018 –
Amendment-Orders – Issued
24 G.O.MS.No. 54 29/04/2016 Ind. & Com. (Prog.III) Dept.,-Andhra Pradesh Fisheries Policy 2015-20 – Operational Guidelines for implementing the Fisheries Policy-Orders-Issued

 

Inland Fisheries:

Inland water sources comprise Irrigation tanks, reservoirs, lakes, irrigation canals, swamps, estuaries, back waters, breeder ponds, river courses & drains

Government Fish seed farms- West Godavari District

S.

No.

Name of

 FSF

Area

 (in ha)

Production (or) and  Rearing Functional
/ Non – Functional
If Non- Functional
since how many years Reasons for not making into functional Remarks if any
1 Badampudi 5.6 Production and  Rearing Functional
2 Eluru 0.79 Rearing Functional
3 Kovvali 10 Production and  Rearing Functional
4 Narasapur 0.32 Rearing Functional
5 Tanuku 1.54 Rearing Functional
6 Bhimavaram 0.23 Rearing Non-Functional 15

years

The RRC & Kutch ponds were completely damaged and there is no water facility to the farm. Hence, it was kept idle since long time. The District Collector has sanctioned a project of Construction of Aqua Lab cum training Centre under Fresh Water Aquaculture Funds. Civil works are going on at present

 

Status of Budget allocation –Expenditure:

Sl.
No.
Year Scheme Name Funds allocated/ drawn Expenditure incurred
till date
Balance
funds available for which demand exists and beneficiaries are being identified
1 2014-15 NSP 10.91380 2.21380 8.70000
2 SCSP 63.48000 28.91000 34.57000
3 TSP 31.74000 28.91000 2.83000
4 CSS 24.87500 24.87500 0.0000
Total 131.10088 84.9088 46.10000
1 2015-16 NSP 2.56000 1.92644 0.63356
2 SCSP 158.70000 76.74000 81.96000
3 FDS 1669.95000 568.70497 1101.24503
4 FDS (RTGS) 254.50000 49.67500 204.82500
5 RKVY 76.00000 59.87649 16.12351
Total 2161.71000 756.9229 1404.7871

 

1 2016-17 NSP 3.36000 3.36000 0.00000
2 SCSP 461.12000 382.64500 78.47500
3 TSP 183.33250 62.76441 120.56809
4 FDS 200.00000 151.25000 48.75000
5 Fishery Policy 700.00000 0.00000 700.00000
6 RKVY 363.00000 26.41791 336.58209
7 Blue Revolution 99.25000 53.01537 46.23463
Total 2010.06250 679.45269 1330.60981
1 2017-18 NSP 5.68000 4.20360 1.4764
2 SCSP 518.82400 298.0613 220.7627
3 TSP 123.70000 44.61012 79.08988
4 FDS 296.75200 52.9350 243.8170
5 FDS 21.60000 0.00000 21.60000
6 FDS 35.00000 0.00000 35.00000
7 FDS 50.00000 0.00000 50.00000
Total 1051.55600 399.81000 651.746

 

Expenditure  Particulars  SCC  2017-18 as on  23-01-2019 :
Name of the
Scheme
Budget allocated
(Rs. in lakhs)
Expenditure particulars
Unit details Name of the Mandal No. Subsidy incurred
(Rs.in lakhs)
Balance
(Rs.in lakhs)
SCC-2017-18 518.82400 4 Wheelers Akiveedu 2 7.92000 183.75264
Bhimavaram 1 3.96000
Chintalapudi 3 11.88000
Denduluru 1 3.96000
Eluru 5 19.80000
Bhimadole 2 7.92000
T.Narsapuram 12 47.52000
Pedapadu 1 3.96000
Narsapuram 1 3.96000
Gopalapuram 1 3.96000
Jangareddigudem 5 19.80000
Jeelugumilli 1 3.96000
Kovvuru 1 3.96000
Nallajerla 5 19.80000
Nidamarru 1 3.96000
Pentapadu 4 15.84000
Polavaram 2 7.92000
Tallapudi 3 11.88000
Dwarakathirumala 1 3.96000
Kamavarapukota 1 3.96000
3 Wheelers Akiveedu 2 4.11012
Bhimadole 1 2.05506
Chintalapudi 2 4.48138
Polavaram 8 17.92552
T.Narsapuram 3 6.16518
Tadepalligudem 7 15.68483
Kovvuru 2 4.48138
Unguturu 2 4.48138
2 Wheelers Polavaram 30 11.34000
Gopalapuram 8 3.02400
Devarapalli 2 0.75600
Tallapudi 46 17.38800
Fish Seed Transport Vans Jangareddigudem 1 4.93351
Unguturu 1 5.00000
T.Narsapuram 2 10.00000

 

 

Cycles & Nets with Ice boxes Bhimadole 8 1.08000
Dwarakathirumala 12 1.62000
Eluru 11 1.48500
Nidamarru 68 9.18000
Total 518.82400     269 335.07136 183.75264
 

Expenditure  Particulars  STC  2017-18 as on  23-01-2019

Name of the
Scheme
Budget allocated
(Rs. in lakhs)
Expenditure particulars
Unit details Name of the Mandal No. Subsidy incurred
(Rs.in lakhs)
Balance
(Rs.in lakhs)
STC-2017-18 123.70000 4 Wheelers Chintalapudi 1 3.96000 79.08488
Eluru 1 3.96000
Buttaigudem 4 15.84000
3 Wheelers Bhimavaram 2 4.11012
Cycles with Nets & Ice boxes Kovvuru 10 1.35000
Bhimadole 50 6.75000
Buttaigudem 8 1.08000
Narsapuram 9 1.21500
Pedapadu 35 4.72500
Unguturu 12 1.62500
Total 123.70000     132 44.61512 79.08488
Expenditure  Particulars  FDS  2017-18 as on 23-01-2019
Name of the
Scheme
Budget allocated
(Rs. in lakhs)
Expenditure particulars
Unit details Name of the Mandal No. Subsidy incurred
(Rs.in lakhs)
Balance
(Rs.in lakhs)
FDS 2017-18 296.75200 Nets to Marine Fishermen Mogalthuru 8 3.00000 256.53700
Narsapuram 21 7.87500
Nets & Cycles/Nets to Inland Fishermen Akiveedu 42 3.78000
Denduluru 17 1.53000
Kalla 108 9.72000
Kamavarapukota 8 0.72000
Mogalthuru 126 11.34000
Tanuku 25 2.25000
Total 296.75200     355 40.21500 256.53700

 

Budget allocation 2018-19:

Head Scheme Total Budget Allocation Expenditure

incurred till Date

(Rs.In Lakhs)
Fisheries Scheduled Caste  Component Plan 1016.9600 List of Beneficiaries approved by the District Collector and have been submitted to Commissioner of Fisheries or Administration approval
Scheduled  Tribe  Component Plan 67.3900
Fisheries  Development  Scheme 499.0000
Marine  Livelihood 86.1500
Fisheries  Policy 300.0000
Total 1969.5000

 

Sl. No NAME OF THE SCHEME Cumulative Achievement
(Upto 20-01-2019)
PHISICAL FINANCIAL in (Rs.lakhs.)
Target Achievement. Target Achievement.
1 STC-Plan Supply of Cycle nets and Ice boxes 32 0 4.0320 0.0000
2 Supply of two wheelers with ice box 10 10 5.4000 3.9600
3 supply of three wheelers with ice box etc. 7 2 18.9000 4.1100
4 supply of 4- wheelers with ice box etc. 4 0 16.2000 0
5 establishment of mobile/ stationary  fish retail out lets 1 0 13.5000 0
6 Assistance for enhancement of production & productivity of tanks under lease to SC FCS (fingerlings) 1 0 0.9800 0
7 Integrated Development of Model SC Fishermen Co-operative  Societies  through skill development 3.30 0 3.3000 0
8 Matching grant – CSS blue revolution 5 0 5.0760 0
9 SCP Supply of Cycle nets and Ice boxes 360 0 45.3600 0
10 Supply of two wheelers with ice box 265 42 143.1000 16.6320
11 supply of three wheelers with ice box etc. 72 0 194.4000 0
12 supply of 4- wheelers with ice box etc. 58 5 234.9000 19.8000
13 establishment of mobile/ stationary  fish retail out lets 10 0 135.0000 0
14 Assistance for enhancement of production & productivity of tanks under lease to SC FCS (fingerlings) 17 0 16.6600 0
15 Integrated Development of Model SC Fishermen Co-operative  Societies  through skill development 171.40 0 171.4000 0
16 Matching grant – CSS blue revolution 75 0 76.1400 0

 

Sl. No NAME OF THE SCHEME Cumulative Achievement
(Upto 20-01-2019)
PHISICAL FINANCIAL in (Rs.lakhs.)
Target Achievement. Target Achievement.
17 FDS Aqua labs 2 0 150.0000 0
18 Training and Extension 1000 0 20.0000 0
19 Revolving fund for MMGs 100 0 50.0000 0
20 Relief Boats 2 0 2.0000 0
21 Enhancement of production , productivity of inland water bodies 60 0 60.0000 0
22 Supply of two wheelers with ice box 220 13 110.0000 4.2900
 23 supply of three wheelers with ice box etc. 1 1.7126
 24 supply of 4- wheelers with ice box etc. 7 23.1000
23 Cycles , ,nets, ice boxes to inland fishers: 70 37 35.0000 13.8750
24  Consultancy , Honorarium to MPFEAs, , ICT, Branding , Publicity etc. 0 0 72.0000 0
25 Marine Livelihood Exemption of Sales Tax on HSD Oil 27 0 4.9000 0
26 Supply of Deep Sea Fishing Implements 11 0 11.2500 0
27 Supply of Fibre Boats 10 0 25.0000 0
28 Supply of Nets and Ice boxes 14 0 5.0000 0
29 Supply of IBMs / OBMs 17 0 10.0000 0
30 Supply of Deep Sea Fishing Vessels 3 0 30.0000 0
31            Fisheries Policy 0 0 300.0000 0
2627 117 1969.4980 87.4796

KEY CONTACTS

OFFICERS UNDER THE CONTROL OF JOINT DIRECTOR OF FISHERIES, ELURU
Sl.
No.
Name of the Office Name of the Officer Mandals allotted Phone Number
1 Joint Director of Fisheries, Eluru Smt.S.Angeli District 9440814728
2 Deputy Director of Fisheries, Eluru I/c Smt.S.Angeli District 9440814728
3 Assistant Director of Fisheries, Eluru Anandarao Eluru Division 73492488970
4 Fisheries Development Officer,Bhimavaram/LAB Smt.R.Prathibha Bhimavaram Division 9703290730
5 Fisheries Development Officer, Bhimavaram (Technical Assistant) Smt.R.Prathibha Bhimavaram Division 9703290730
6 Fisheries Development Officer,Eluru   (Technical Assistant) Sri V.Ramana Rao, FDO 1. Eluru 9849891108
7 Asst. Inspector of Fisheries,Kovvali  (i/c) Anil 1.Denduluru 9966353634
8 Fisheries Development Officer,I.F.T.C., Badampudi Kum.M.Bhargavi Inland Fisheries Training Institute & Head Quarters 7286993033
9 Fisheries Development Officer
I.F.T.C., Badampudi
Kum.M.Bhargavi Inland Fisheries Training Institute 7286993033
10 Asst. Inspector of Fisheries
Tanuku  I/c
Sri. T.v.Ravi kumar 1 Tanuku
2.Iragavaram
3.Pengonda
9963152703
11 Fisheries Development Officer,Eluru Sri V.Ramana Rao, FDO 1.Eluru 9849891108
12 Fisheries Development Officer,Bhimadole I/c Sri.V.Tirupataiah, FDO 1.Bhimadole 9701463640
13 Fisheries Development Officer,Nidamarru, I/c Kum.M.Bhargavi Nidamarru 7286993033
14 Fisheries Development Officer ,Dwaraka Tirumala I/c Sri.Ganesh, FDO 1.D.Tirumala
2.Nallajerla
3.Kamvarapu Kota
4.T.Narsapuram
9848586741
15 Fisheries Development Officer,Badampudi I/c Sri S. Venkateswara Rao, FDO 1.Unguturu
2.Tadepalligudem
3.Pentapadu
9618008588
16 Asst.Director of Fisheries, Badampudi Sri.R.Radha Krishna Badampudi 9848432511
17 Asst.Director of Fisheries, Narasapuram Sri.K.Srinivasa Naik Narasapuram 9182916117
18 Fisheries Development Officer I/C
Jangareddigudem
Sri.G.Appalaraju, FDO 1.Jangareddigudem
2.Koyyalagudem
3.Buttaigudem
4.Jeelugumilli
5.Kukkunur
6.Velairpadu
7.Burgumpadu (Part)
9866608697
19 Fisheries Development Officer,KR Puram I/c Sri.G.Appalaraju, FDO 1. KR Puram 9866736175
20 Asst. Inspector of Fisheries,Pedapadu Sri S.Ganeswara Rao 1.Pedadpadu
2.Pedavegi & Head Quarters
9848586741
21 Asst. Inspector of Fisheries,Chitalapudi Sri P.V Subbarao, AIF 1.Chintalapudi
2.Lingapalem
9908261998
22 Asst. Inspector of Fisheries,Nidadavolu (i/c) Sri. T.v.Ravi kumar 1.Nidadavole
2.Undrajavaram
3.Peravali
9963152703
23 Asst. Inspector of Fisheries,Polavaram  (i/c) Sri P.Abbulu, Fieldman 1.Polavaram
2.Tallapudi
3.Gopalapuram
9652371789
24 Fisheries Development Officer,Mogalthuru(i/c) Sri.A.D Yedukondalu, FDO 1.Mogalthrur 9491438008
25 Fisheries Development Officer,Narasapuram Sri.A.D Yedukondalu, FDO 1.Narsapuram 9491438008
26 Fisheries Development Officer,Yelamanchili L.L.N.Raju, FDO 1.Yelamanchili
2.Achanta
9949701363
27 Fisheries Development Officer,Veervasaram  (i/c) Sri V.Satyanarayana, FDO 1.Veeravasaram
2.Poduru
8919064365
28 Fisheries Development Officer,Palakollu Sri V.Satyanarayana, FDO 1.Palakollu 8919064365
29 Fisheries Development Officer,Bhimavaram I/C L.L.N.Raju, FDO 1.Bhimavaram
2.Palakoderu
9949701363
30 Fisheries Development Officer,Ganapavaram Sri.G.Appalaraju, FDO 1.Ganapavaram
2.Penumantra
3.Attili
9866608697
31 Fisheries Development Officer,Akiveedu Sri. Manga Rao 1.Akiveedu
2.Undi
9701977802
8328485480
32 Asst. Inspector of Fisheries,Kovvuru Sri Devanandam , FM 1.Kovvuru
2.Chagallu
3.Devarapalli
9963743279
33 Aqua LAB,Eluru (i/c) Smt.S.Leela Durgadevi Eluru 9052741453
34 Aqua LAB,Akiveedu (i/c) Sri. Manga Rao .Kalla 9701977802