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FISHERIES DEPARTMENT

INTRODUCTION ABOUT DEPARTMENT

Tumakuru district has abundant inland water resources giving a wide scope for fisheries activities. Fisheries activity is helping people in  various aspects.

OBJECTIVES & VISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT

  • For food
  • For employment
  • In entertainment & sports
  • For decoration
  • For income generation

PROGRAMMES & SCHEMES OF THE DEPARTMENT

Fishery development programmes are being undertaken by Zill panchyat, through State & District sector programmes, Central schemes and centrally sponsored schemes.

SCHEMES OF THE DEPARTMENT :- ZP Sector

    • Assistance for development of Inland fisheries
    • Assistance for development of Inland fisheries: S C P and T S P Programmes
    • Inland fisheries: Assistance for development of fisheries in wells and ponds(private small water bodies)
    • Construction of fish markets and Assistance for fish marketing (Subsidy for purchase of  Bicycles and Mopeds)
    • Exhibition and Training
    • Construction of fisheries buildings and creation and  maintenance of  fisheries facilities.

State Sector:-

  • Mathsyashraya:-  Subsidy to houseless fishermen for construction of houses( Rs. 1.20 lakhs for General fishermen and Rs.1.50 lakhs for S C/S T fishermen) 
  • Mathsyashraya:-  (S C P/T S P)
  • Subsidy for purchase of fishery requisties.
  • Subsidy for purchase of fibre glass coracles.
  • Assistance for purchase of fish seed

 

TALUK PANCHAYATH SCHEMES:-
            Under SCP and TSP programmes fishery requisties are distributed free of cost to the SC/ST fishermen.

 

DEPARTMENT STATSTICS AT GLANCE :-

The District has 401 Departmental tanks(>40 Ha. act)  with WSA of 31373.39 Ha.1319 G P tanks (<40 Ha. act), with WSA of  3129 Ha. besides  4 reserviors contributing  to WSA of  3798 Ha. Fishermen population of the District is estimated to be around 21800 There are 25 Fisheries Co-operative societies of which 23 are active in fisheries.  8 nurseries in defferent Taulkas of the District have the capacity to supply 25 lakhs per annum.  The stocking potential of the District is 250 lakhs seeds per annum. Targetted fish production is 17000-18000 M T fish per annum.
            A revenue of Rs.1.30 Crore is revenue remetted to Government from  disposal of fishery rights of 224 Departmental tanks during 2016-17.

 

WHO IS WHO IN THE DEPARTMENT

Sl.
No

Official/Office Name

Designation

Dist/Taluk/
Hobli/GP

Phone

Mobile

1

Sudhir P
Sr.Asst Director of Fisheries,

Sr.Asst Director of Fisheries,

District

0816-2278126

9480822940

2

G M Somashekar  O/o Sr.Asst Director of Fisheries,

Off.supdt

District

9632374166

3

Chaythanyakumari O/o Sr.Asst Director of Fisheries,

F D A

District

9741850875

4

D .S Bhagyamma O/o Sr.Asst Director of Fisheries,

S D A

District

9945770839

5

Kemparaju Fisheries O/o Sr.Asst Director of Fisheries,

S D A

District

9980227400

6

Shivakumarswamy O/o Sr.Asst Director of Fisheries,

Typist

District

9844177858

7

G.Ramakrishnaiah
O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II)
Gubbi

Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II)

Gubbbi Tq I/C Tumkur & Kunigal

9986219162
9480822942

8

N R Prakash O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II)
Tiptur

Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II)

Tiptur Tq I/C Sira & C N Halli

9480822943

9

Deepali
O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II)
Turuvekere

Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II)

Turuvekere Tq

9740900866

10

Ramakrishnanaidu
O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II) Pavagada

Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II)

Pavagada Tq I/C Kortagere

9480822946

11

Kavya
O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II) Kunigal

Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II)

7892755419

12

Ranagaswamy  Fisheries Field Man, Madhugiri

 Fisheries Field Man,

Madhugiri Tq

7795806974

13

Prabavathi Fisheries Field Man O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II) Tumkur

Fisheries Field Man,

Tumkur Tq.

9342103080

14

Lakshminarayana Field Man O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II) Kunigal

Fisheries Field Man,

Kunigal Tq.

9620003487

15

Lokesh  Field Man O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II) C N Halli

Fisheries Field Man,

C N Halli Tq.

8453927913

16

Dadapeer Field Man O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II) Kortagere

Fisheries Field Man

Kortager Tq.

9900232638

17

Narsimha murthy Field Man O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II) Sira

Fisheries Field Man

Sira Tq.

8095669552

18

D Vijaykumar O/o Sr.Asst Director of Fisheries, Tumkur

D Group

9591961327

19

 Masthamma O/o Asst Director of Fisheries (Gr-II) C N Halli

D Group

9901282081

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT


1)  Special emphasis to SCP and TSP group for taking up fisheries activities by providing   
    subsidy for fish pond construction.
2)  Secondly as marketing aid, emphasis to SCP and TSP group for taking up fisheries
     activities by providing subsidy  for purchase 4 wheeler vehicle.
3) Reaching out major farmers by encouraging fisheries activity by giving free fish seed to  
     culture in small tanks and wells.
4) Shifting from traditional coracle to fiber glass coracle for fishing and also reducing
    accidental damage while fishing.
5) Subsidy for mobile canteen unit under NFDB assistance.

 

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