Ministry of Food Processing Industry (MoFPI) has launched the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (PMFME) scheme under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan with the aim to enhance the competitiveness of existing individual micro-enterprises in the unorganized segment of the food processing

On 10th September 2020 PM, Narender Modi has officially launched the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana through video conferencing in the presence of the Governor and Chief Minister of Bihar, along with Union Minister and MoS for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying.

In the budget speech of Union Budget 2018-19, a new Scheme “Operation Greens” was announced on the line of “Operation Flood”, with an outlay of Rs. 500 crore to promote Farmer Producers Organizations (FPOs #), agri-logistics, processing facilities and professional management.

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) has extended the Operation Greens Scheme from Tomato, Onion and Potato (TOP) to all fruits & vegetables (TOTAL) for a period of six months on pilot basis as part of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The objective of intervention is to protect the growers of fruits and vegetables from making distress sales due to lockdown and reduce the post -harvest losses.

Stand-Up India was launched by Government of India on 5 April 2016 to support entrepreneurship among women and SC & ST communities. It is similar to but distinct from Startup India.

National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) is an Apex corporation under the aegis of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and is working since 1997

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, a branch of the Government of India, is the apex executive body for the formulation and administration of rules, regulations and laws relating to micro, small and medium enterprises in India.

Small Industries Development Bank of India is the apex regulatory body in India for overall regulation and licensing of microfinance institutions in India. It is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Finance, Government of India headquartered at Lucknow and having its offices all over the country.

National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), is an ISO 9001:2015 certified Government of India Enterprise under Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).

In the construction industry, EPC is an acronym for Engineering, Procurement and Construction in connection with projects such as tank terminals. It is a standard term that refers to a special form of project execution and contract design.

Marketing, a strategic tool for business development, is critical for the growth and survival of micro, small & medium enterprises. Marketing is the most important factor for the success of any enterprise. Large enterprises have enough resources at their command to hire manpower to take care of marketing of their products and services. MSME sector does not have these resources at their command and thus needs institutional support for providing these inputs in the area of marketing. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, inter-alia, through National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), a Public Sector Enterprise of the Ministry, has been providing marketing support to Micro & Small Enterprises (MSEs) under Marketing Assistance Scheme.


7.1. Revised guidelines (bilingual) of scheme SS&PR with effect from 15-10-2018. (Download English) & (Download Hindi)


  1. Strengthening of Data base and information net working for Fisheries sector
  2. Introduction of Intermediate crafts of improved design
  3. Safety of Fishermen at Sea
  4. Development of post harvest Infrastructure
  5. Development of post harvest Infrastructure
  6. Promoting of Fuel efficient Environment friendly Fishing Pratice Promotion of CNG/LPG driven Engine
  1. Infrastructure improvement

  2. Mastyajibi Unnayan Yojana
  3. Contribution towards NFDB assistance

  4. Contribution towards RIDF Assistance

  5. Organisation of skill up-gradation training & awareness meet
  6. Survey & Investigation of Fishing Harbour & Fish Landing Center
  7. Reactivation of Fisheries Co-operatives
  8. Interest Subvention on Short Term credit to fish farmers- Crop loan for fish farmers
  9. Interest Subvention on Long Term Credit Support to fish farmers
  10. Integrated Management & Pro poor Support Project for Marine Fishermen in Orissa
  11. Empowering Fishermen through Mobile Advisory Services & Establishment of Toll Free Call Centre for Fisheries Extension Service

  12. Promotion of Intensive Aquaculture & Fish seed Hatchery 
  13. Matsyajibi Basagruha Yojana
  14. Infrastructure for cage culture
  15. Investment of Share capital in Fisheries Co- operative Societies
  1. Enhancing inland fish production through NMPS
    a.Intensive Aquaculture in tanks & ponds 
    b.Reservoir fisheries development through Cage culture

  2. Aquaculture development through integrated approach in Rayagada district under NMPS
  3. Assistance to fishermen for livelihood development for marine & Chilika fishermen
  4. Replacement of breeders & management of fish seed farm
  5. Development of Approach road to Chanadrabhaga prawn hatchery at Konark in Puri district
  6. Establishment of fish net machine at OPDC Net Manufacturing unit

  1. Construction of fish landing center at Markandi, Kanisi Block in Ganjam district

  2. Construction of fish landing center at Markandi, Kanisi Block in Ganjam district
  3. Construction of CC road for Gudupahi shrimp cluster from Nuanai Ghant bridge Chhack to Bhimpurpahi Chhack in Balasore district (Reach – I, II & III)
  1. Assistance for net & Boat for inland fishermen under RKVY
  2. Assistance for fish marketing infrastructure for fishermen (Ice box with Cycle, Ice box with Motor Cycle and Ice box with Auto Rickshaw) under RKVY
  3. Replacement of wooden country craft with FRP boat for marine fishermen under RKVY
  4. Motorization of country craft for marine fishermen
  5. Demonstration of cage culture in reservoirs under RKVY
  6. Sea weed culture as an alternative livelihood for marine fishermen under RKVY

  7. Award to meritorious children of fishermen community (100% State Plan)

  8. Group Accident Insurance scheme for fishermen

  9. NETRAJYOTI scheme for fishermen (state scheme)

  10.  Financial assistance for fatal diseases for fishermen (State scheme)

  11. Financial assistance to fisher women SHGs (100% State Plan)

  12. MO KUDIA scheme for fishermen (State scheme)
  13. Basundhara For fishermen (State scheme)
  14. Basundhara For fishermen (State scheme)