Circulars

Kisan Credit Card Scheme - Eligibility criteria for farmers engaged in Fisheries/Aquaculture

RefNo. DoR/ 1027 /KCC-01/2022-23

Circular No. 212 / DoR - 72/ 2022

14 September 2022

Managing Director Chairman

All StCBs All RRBs

Madam/ Sir,

Kisan Credit Card Scheme – Eligibility criteria for farmers engaged in Fisheries/Aquaculture

Please refer to Para 3.1.1.2 of our circular No.34/DoR-08/2019 dated 13 February 2019 on Kisan Credit Card (KCC) Scheme : Working Capital for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries. It has been brought to our notice that licensing/authorization related requirements pertaining to fishing/aquaculture in Inland water bodies vary across States. Accordingly, the eligibility criteria for Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture under Para 3.1.1.2 of the Circular stand modified as follows :-

The beneficiaries must own or lease any fisheries related assets such as Ponds, Tanks, Open Water Bodies, Raceways, Hatcheries, Rearing Units, Boats, Nets and such other fishing gear as the case may be and possesses necessary authorization/certification as may be applicable in respective States for fish farming and fishing related activities and for any other States specific fisheries and allied activities.

All other terms and conditions of the scheme remain unchanged.

Yours faithfully

(Vivek Krishna Sinha)

Chief General Manager

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