Vision and Mission


Ecologically sustainable, economically viable, socially inclusive, technologically outstanding and responsible ornamental fisheries and trade that promote quality and beauty of fishes to meet the international standards and consumer preference, livelihood to small scale farmers, economic prosperity to entrepreneurs, traders and exporters and socio- economic development of the nation. 


i) Establish homestead units, medium scale units and integrated units for production of ornamental fishes in prioritized and general sectors and provide income and employment.

ii) Promote ecofriendly capture of Indigenous ornamental marine and fresh water ornamental fishes under green certification protocols and procedures for sustainable development.

iii) Establish brood bank for quality enhancement of exotic and indigenous ornamental fishes and reduce inbreeding depression. 

iv) Provide infrastructure and other support services for large scale domestic and export trade of ornamental fishes.

v) Promote orientation, training, technology upgradation and skill development programmes for beneficiaries.