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DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES

ESAT SIANG DISTRICT, PASIGHAT, ARUNACHAL PRADESH

 

District Fisheries Development Officer is the head of the district, who shoulders the responsibility  of  the  all  round  development  of  fisheries  activities  in  the  district.  Different technical and non-technical staff assists him while implementing various fisheries schemes.


OBJECTIVE OF THE DEPARTMENT


Fisheries sector in this district plays an important role to uplift the rural economy and generate  rural  employment  through  various  fisheries  developmental  programmes.  The  main aim and objectives of this sector is to implement the various subsidised schemes, to enhance fish and fish seed production.


INFORMATION ON DEPARTMENTAL PRESENT CENTRAL/ STATE  SCHEMES/ TRAINING PROGRAMMES

Various schemes implemented under state / central schemes are mentioned below;

i. Rural Aquaculture Schemes
This is a subsidised scheme and rural people are assisted by giving 25% subsidy on Rs.3.00 lakh  /  ha  for  construction of  new  ponds  /  farm and  25%  subsidy on  Rs.  0.30  lakh  /  ha  for procurement of inputs like fish seed, feed, manure etc. This scheme is taken under both state and central sponsorship.

ii. Paddy - Cum- Fish Culture
Under this scheme beneficiaries are assisted by giving 50% subsidy for development of paddy plots and procurement of fish seed toward new area. In case of existing area only fish seed is provided from the department on subsidised basis.

iii. Fish Farmers Training Programme
The  main  aim  of  this  programme  is  to  make  the  fish  farmers  aware  of  the  latest  technical know-how as per scientific method for high yielding.

iv. Improvement / Maintenance of Government Fish Farms
An Economically viable species which are cultured in ponds are riverine in character in the sense that they don’t breed in confined water. Hence supply of quality fish seed of required species is the first and foremost requirement of fish farming. Govt. fish seed farm, Pasighat and  Pane-Koreng  are  the  two  Govt.  farms  in  this  district.  Yearly  maintenance  is  done  for upkeepment of the farms to produce table fish and fish seed.
 

v.Fishermen Welfare Scheme
This  is  centrally  sponsored  and  was  introduced  for  welfare  of  fishermen  /  progressive  fish farmers.  Under  this  scheme  each  beneficiary  is  assisted  with  50%  of  estimated  cost  of Rs.40000/- for construction of dwelling house of 35 sqm plinth area.


ADMINISTRATIVE   HEAD   AND   OTHER  TECHNICAL   STAFF   MEMBERS  (IN EAST SIANG DISTRICT LEVEL)


The District  Fishery Development  Officer  is  the administrative  head of  the  district, who is responsible of for all round development of fisheries activities in the district. The other technical staff members who assist him are mentioned below;

1. Sri Marngu Kadu, DFDO, Pasighat   - 9436048793 (M)

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2222165 (R)

2. Sri S.R.Sarkar, FO (HQ), Pasighat    - 2222376 (O&R)

9862059047 (M)

3. Smt. Odyssey Tapok, FO (HQ), Pasighat – 2225571 (R)

9436220330 (M)

4. Sri Pradeep Panggam, FD (HQ), Pasighat

5. Sri Tokshup Tayeng, FD (HQ), Pasighat

6. Sri Oling Moyong, FD (HQ), Pasighat

7. Sri Rajeev  Gamnoh, FD (HQ), Pasighat

8. Sri Tayom Bomjen, FD, Nari

9. Sri Orak Tayeng, FD, Ruskin

10. Sri Kaling Ratan, FD, Mebo

11. Sri Vinoy Taki, FD, Sille – Oyan

12. Sri Taku Mibang, FD  Koyu

13. Sri Rudra Gogoi , Fisherman, Pasighat

14. Sri Onying Tatung, Fisherman, Pasighat

Fisheries Staff Posted Under Block Dev. Officer


1.    Sri N. Pertin, EO (Fishery) Mebo Block

2.    Sri Abe Perme, EO (Fishery) Pasighat Block

3.    Sri Take  Bui, EO (fishery) Pangin Block

4.    Sri Rajeev Dupak, FD Pangin Block