• For giving fresh impetus to deliverables under the flagship Pradhan Mantri MatsyaSampada Yojana(PMMSY) seven major field studies are being carried out by National Productivity Council (NPC).
  • The seven areas include
    • Best practices in fish marketing system of Andhra Pradesh and dissemination through workshop;
    • Agro-climatic zone-specific mapping of innovative fishing Practices for enhancing Production and Productivity in Upper Gangetic Plain Region;
    • Design improvement in storage containers used in supply chain for inland and marine fishes by vendors;
    • Improvement in fish marketing infrastructure of Ghazipur and Howrah fish markets;
    • Evaluation of RAS and Biofloc technologies and their dissemination through workshop;
    • Strengthen monitoring mechanism of implementation of PMMSY and
    • Assessment of post-harvest losses in inland and marine fisheries and to suggest measures to minimize these losses.
  • It will help strengthen the mechanism of delivery of the central scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY).


  • It is an autonomous organization set up in
  • It works under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry.


  • PMMSY is being implemented by the Department of Fisheries (DoF), Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.
  • PMMSY was introduced by the Government of India, as part of the ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’ package to bring about Blue Revolution with the investment of Rs. 20,050 crores, the highest ever investment in the Fishery sector.
  • It is designed to address critical gaps in the fisheries value chain from fish production, productivity and quality to technology, post-harvest infrastructure and marketing.
  • The main motto of PMMSY is ‘Reform, Perform and Transform’ in the fisheries sector.
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