Animal Husbandry

Good News for Fish Farmers! Govt is Giving Loan up to Rs 15 Lakh; Apply This Way

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

Fish farming is gradually turning as one of the most profitable business across the states for livestock farmers. The central and state government are running different schemes for the welfare of livestock farmers and doubling their income. Recently the Modi government has included fish farming in Kisan Credit Card. 

Now farmers can start farming along fish farming and generate more income amid the corona crisis. Recently the central government has announced a loan upto 15 lakhs amid the corona crisis period.

Loans for Fisheries

According to reports, loans are given under different schemes to promote fish farming at the central and state government levels. Central government is providing 75% loan for the total cost of fish. Moreover, fisheries can be done both in stagnant water and flowing water. If fish farming is done in flowing water, then it is called as 'aquaculture system'. Similarly fish farming can be done on the banks of a waterfall on the mountains. Apart from this, fish farming is done in stagnant water in the plains.

Fisheries with Recycler Aquaculture Systems

How to Get Loan for Fish Farming?

If you want to do fish farming with a 'commercial aquaculture system', then its project costs about 20 lakh rupees. Here, you will have to arrange Rs. 5 Lakh. Loan will be available for the remaining 15 lakh rupees. You will also get subsidy in this loan. First of all, you have to make a project and submit it to the District Fisheries Department. 

These fishes are reared

Rohu

Silver

Grass

Bhakur

Naina fishes

They can be sold from Rs 200 to 400 per kg.

Crop is ready in 25 days

The crop is ready in about 25 days after the fish seeds are added to the pond. You can buy fish seeds from any hatchery. For information, let us know that there are fish hatcheries in Delhi, Saharanpur, Haridwar, and Agra. You can get seeds from there. Apart from this, there is a fisheries department in every district, which provides all kinds of help to the cattle rearers. The special thing is that you can also get training for fish farming.

You Can Earn upto Rs. 5 Lakh

If you start fish farming once, then you can earn continuously from it. You can earn about Rs 5 lakh every year from an acre of pond.   

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