National Aquaculture Development Authority, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development of Sri Lanka invite applications for new projects in aquaculture.

On the proposed Budget for 2017, Rs. 1,200 million has been allocated to the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. This allocation is for poverty elimination and livelihood development through self-employment projects, providing infrastructure facilities and initiation of new employment opportunities. Applications are called for from Sri Lankan citizens, for the under mentioned projects by the National Aquaculture Development Authority of Sri lanka.

Small Scale Ornamental Fish Farming

Proposed Location

Gampaha/ Colombo/ Kalutara/ Hambanthota/ Puttlam

Form Whom

Unemployed youth/ ladies/ widows

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs.100,000/=

 

Cultivation of sea weeds

Proposed Location

Klinochchi/ Jaffna/ Mannar/ Puttlam

Form Whom

Family members involved in small scale fisheries projects unemployed youth/ladies

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 100,000/-

 

Fresh Water Fish Farming in Home Garden (Mud) Ponds

Proposed Location

Galle, Matara, Hambanthota, Puttalam, Gampaha, Colombo, Kalutara, Batticaloa, Jaffna, Trincomalee, Mannar

Form Whom

unemployed youth/ladies & Widoes

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 100,000/-

 

Small scale integrated fish farming and agriculture

Proposed Location

Galle, Matara, Hambanthota, Puttalam, Gampaha, Colombo, Kalutara, Batticaloa, Jaffna, Trincomalee, Mannar

Form Whom

unemployed youth/ladies & Widoes

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 100,000/-

 

Dry fish production with smoke (smoked fish)

Proposed Location

Trincomalee, ampara, putalam, kurunagala

Form Whom

Familes involved in agriculture, fresh water fish farming, ladies

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 50,000/-

 

Farming of Seabass (moda)

Proposed Location

Puttalam, Gampaha, , Batticaloa

Form Whom

Family involved in small scale fisheries projects, unemployed youth,ladies & Widoes

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 250,000/-

 

Improvement to Ornamental Fish Farms

Proposed Location

Puttalam, Gampaha, Colombo, Kalutara, Hambantota

Form Whom

People already involved in ornamental fish farming

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 200,000/- to Rs.500,000

 

Crab Farming

Proposed Location

Hambantota, Puttalam

Form Whom

Family involved in small scale fisheries projects, unemployed youth, ladies

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 500,000/-

 

Cultivation of Sea Cucumber (Muhudu Kudella)

Proposed Location

Kilinochchi, Jaffna, Mannar

Form Whom

Family involved in small scale fisheries projects, unemployed youth, ladies & Widoes

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 250,000/-

 

Pilot projects – Crab Farming and Fresh water prawn cultivation in 30 acre aquaculture industrial zone in manner

Proposed Location

Manner

Form Whom

Unemployed Graduates in science, agriculture, economics, business management

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 500,000/-

 

Breeding of Milk Fish(Chanos Chanos) used as Bait

Proposed Location

Puttalam, Manner

Form Whom

unemployed youth, ladies & Member of fisheries families

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 500,000/-

 

Farming of brackish water prawns as a pilot project in Batticaloa aquaculture industrial zone

Proposed Location

Batticaloa

Form Whom

Family involved in small scale fisheries projects, unemployed youth,ladies & Widoes

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 500,000/-

 

Crab Farming as a pilot project in Batticaloa aquaculture industrial zone

Proposed Location

Batticaloa

Form Whom

Unemployed Graduates in Science, Agriculture, Economics, Business Management

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 500,000/-

 

Construction of Nursery unit for ornamental fish breeding or faming

Proposed Location

Gampaha, Colombo, Kalutara, Hambantota & Puttalam

Form Whom

People with experience and already involved in ornamental fish farming

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 500,000/-

 

Farming of brackish water prawns as a pilot project

Proposed Location

Gampaha

Form Whom

Family involved in small scale fisheries projects, unemployed youth,ladies & Widoes

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 500,000/-

 

Improvement to fresh water fish farming projects

Proposed Location

Galle, Matara, Hambantota, Puttalam, Gampaha, Colombo, Kalutata, Battiicaloa, Jaffna, Trincomalee and Manner

Form Whom

People already involved in fresh water fish farming

Investment Allocation by Government

Rs. 250,000/-

 

If you are interested to start and maintain one of the above projects, if you have the facilities to start the project, and if you are a permanent resident of the specified district, please submit your application according to the model application form printed below to Chairman,National Aquaculture Development Authority of Sri Lanka, no. 41/1, New Parliament road, Pelawatta, Battaramulla by registered post on or before 15.04.2017. Please mention the name of the project on the top left hand corner on the envelope.

For further details please contact011 2786579/ 011 2786 498 / 01127865 78 or see below image

How to start Fish Farming Small Business – With Government Help

How to start Fish Farming Small Business – With Government Help

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