About Us

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands have vast potential for fisheries development in view of its Coastal length of about 1,962 km and Continental shelf area of 35,000 Sq Km. The Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) around this islands is about 6,00,000 Sq Km with an estimated Fishery potential is 1.48 lakh MT which is 3.8% of our Country’s total Fishery Potential. For augmentation of Fish production and to harvest the untapped fishery resources without effecting the fragile ecosystem, the Department of Fisheries, A & N Administration is implementing Various schemes/programmes.

General Information



Fisheries At a Glance

Organizational Setup

Citizen Charter


Other Activities

UT Plan Scheme

UT Plan Program

Rights To Information

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)

Interesting Facts

Coral Reef (sq.kms)
Licensed Fishers
Fishing Fleet
Fish Processing Plants(30 Tons/ day)