Today, the world is fighting with the CORONA pandemic. The economy of every country in the world is declining. Here, we will talk about India. India is a developing country in the world. Indian GDP is reduced by 23.9% due to this pandemic situation. However, the Indian government is fighting with this pandemic very well.
The government has announced many schemes to re-establish the economy. To reduce the corona pandemic infection, the Indian government has announced a lockdown in all over the country. However, the government is opening its economy by unlocking conditions. The Indian government has announced a relief package for the citizen of India.
The government has announced a 20 lakh crore relief package as an Aatman Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. Due to this, Abhiyan, the citizen of India, will get financial support. Due to lockdown conditions, the business of the manufacturing industry is totally stoped. The daily earner people of the nation like street vendors, vegetable vendors, fruit vendors, etc. are stopped. The income of daily earners has become very low or nill.
There is a question for the survival of those vendors. So the government has announced the relief package for that highly affected people. Recently, the government of India has announced a scheme for the fisheries sector of India.
The scheme’s name is Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana. In this article, we will give you all the information about the scheme. If any fisherman wants to take advantage of this scheme, then we will provide you with the procedure for participating in the scheme.
About Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
The prime minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, has launched a scheme for the fisheries sector of India called Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana. This scheme is for the sustainable development of the fisheries sector in India. The PM launches this on 10th September 2020. the prime minister has also found an e-Gopala application for the farmer to provide comprehensive improvement in the marketplace.
Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana is a flagship program of the government for the development of the fisheries sector of India. the budget allocation for this scheme is about Rs. 20,050 crores. This scheme has a duration of 5 years, from 2020-21 to 2024-25. This scheme applies to all the state and union territories of India. As a part of the Aatman Nirbhar package, this scheme is launched.
The investment of 20,050 crores is such a highest investment till now in the fisheries sector of India. Out of this, an investment of about Rs 12340 crores is proposed for beneficiary-oriented activities in Marine, Inland fisheries, and Aquaculture and about Rs 7710 crores investment for Fisheries Infrastructure.
The Aim Of the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Smpada Scheme:
The main aim of the scheme is to enhance the fish production of India. With the help of this scheme, the government also aimed to increase the export sector of India as the government is trying to improve the economy of India.
To improve the economy, the increase in export is must increase. This scheme is made to remove the critical gaps in fish production and activity, quality, technology, post-harvest infrastructure and management, modernization and strengthening of the value chain, traceability, establishing a robust fisheries management framework, and fishers’ welfare.
To enhance the blue revolution scheme is also one of the aims of the government. However, the theme of the budget of the year 2020-21 is based on the blue revolution.
Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Scheme
To implement this scheme, the government will make a cluster area-based approach. That means the government will make the cluster area to encourage people to do the fishing and exporting. In the cluster area, the training will be given to the fisher to do exporting and to use smart technology.
A particular focus of the scheme is to generate employment in India as well as in the fisheries sector. Due to the corona pandemic, the unemployment rate of the youth is increasing. This scheme will help to generate employment in the nation. We can reduce unemployment. There are many employment generation activities in the fishing sector, like seaweed and ornamental fish cultivation.
Overview of Pradhanmantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
Name of the scheme- Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
– Prime Minister Shri launched the project. Narendra Modi
launching date- 10th September 2020
Application process- Online
Official website- dof.gov.in
Benefits of Pradhan Matri Matsya Sampada Yojana:
This scheme is launched for the betterment of the fisheries sector of India. Any person who is attached to the fisheries sector of India can take advantage of this scheme. Under this scheme, many benefits are provided to the person who is taking part in this scheme. I will give you the list of benefits for the scheme.
- The income of a person will increase.
- The life quality of the person will increase as income increases.
- There is a condition for the subsidy for the fisheries person. That means if any person will take advantage of this scheme, then some type of subsidies that is decided by the concerned authority is given to that person.
- There are a 40% subsidy given to the general category people and a 60% subsidy given to the SC/ST candidates.
- The subsidy will be given to the person in two or three allotments.
Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampdada Yojana Online application
If any person wants to take the benefits of this scheme, they have to apply under this scheme. For the application of the scheme, the government will provide the online web portal. On that web portal, the applicant should have to fill the application form. A person should visit the official website of the scheme. Then they have to click on the tab called online application.
The person should have to fill the application form of that scheme. In the application form, the information that is given by the applicant should be genuine and verified. A person should make sure that the information provided on the application form is accurate and valid. There are many documents requirements for the application under this scheme. I will give you the list of the paper that you have to keep ready to apply in this scheme.
List of Documents Require:
If any person wants s to take advantage of this scheme, then they have to provide some documentation for verification purposes. It is necessary for the person that the document is valid and authentic. The list of the document is given below.
- Aadhar Card
- Residence certificate
- Caste certificate
- Notice on the stamp of Rs.100 on the prescribed format.