The office of the Fisheries development officer was established in the year 1972 to develop fish farming and the Government has established Fish Farmers Development Agency in the year 1990.
The department also imparts 15 days training to the persons, who wish to start fish farming. During the training, farmers get Rest. 25/- per day as stipend by the department and actual expenses from his destination for joining the training. The F.F.D.A. has trained sixty persons in year 1999-2000 for fish culture. The department also proposes to establish one seed farm in the district to meet the increasing demand of the seed.