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Dr Arun Kumar Sahoo
HON’BLE MINISTER
Agriculture & Farmers Empowerment, Fisheries & A.R.D and Higher Education
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Shri Raj Kumar Sharma, IAS
Agriculture Production Commissioner
Government of Odisha
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Shri R. Raghu Prasad, I.F.S.
Commissioner cum Secretary
Fisheries & Animal Resources Development Department, Odisha
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Shri Smruti Ranjan Pradhan, IAS
Director
Directorate of Fisheries, Odisha

Directorate of Fisheries

The plan, programme and policies of Fishery Sector are carried out through the Directorate of Fisheries, Odisha. The Directorate of Fisheries, Odisha was created in the year 1956 to look after all-round development of Fishery activities in the State. It is basically a service sector and extension oriented technical Department, which promotes scientific aquaculture in the state and look after the welfare of Fisher folk.

Mission

To become a pioneer state in aquaculture development & fisheries extension for ensuring food security, livelihood, welfare of fishers and employment generation.

Vision

Sustainable development of inland, coastal and marine capture and culture fisheries are promoted so as to attain self sufficiency in fish production for domestic consumption and development of seafood industry.

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Odisha WorldFish Project

WorldFish Project

WorldFish is an international organization and one of 15 CGIAR research centres with head quarters in Penang, Malaysia. The WorldFish mission is to strengthen livelihoods and enhance food and nutrition security by improving fisheries and aquaculture.
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