The State fisheries Development Corporation Ltd. was set up by the Department of
Fisheries in the year 1966 got promotion of pisci culture in the State of
. Sewage fed fisheries, Sweet water fisheries and Brackish water fisheries were
the main activities of this Corporation. At present the Corporation has diversified
its activities and taken up eco-tourism projects in different parts of the State.
In near future the Corporation may launch new Projects to augment its resources.
The Corporation has got 690 hectares of effective water area for pisci culture.
For Brackish water fisheries project the Corporation has got 355 hectares, whereas
for Sewage fed and Sweet water fisheries the Corporation has got 226 and 129 hectares
The Corporation has got a staff strength of 633. The management of Corporation lies
on a Board of Directors of which Hon'ble Minister-in-charge, Department of Fisheries,
Govt of West Bengal is the chairman