Appl invited for setting up Pearl Culture Unit

Port Blair
28 May 2018

The Department of Fisheries, A&N Administration has invited applications from Fisher/Tribal Cooperative Societies / Women Self Help Groups / Registered Companies of Private Entrepreneurs, ICAR and other Central Govt Institutes interested to set up Pearl Culture Unit in A & N Islands under the component “Promotion of Mariculture in the Form of Pearl Culture” of the Central Sector Scheme - “BLUE REVOLUTION”. Under the scheme, 40% of the unit cost with a ceiling of Rs 10.00 lakh per Pearl Culture Project for General category & 60% of the unit cost with ceiling of Rs 15.00 lakh per Pearl Culture project for SCs / STs / Women and their Co-operatives for Pearl Culture project and 100% of the unit cost with a ceiling of Rs 25.00 lakh per Pearl Culture project by UT Administration, ICAR / other Central Govt. Institutes.