National Fisheries Awards


The Department of Fisheries under the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying awarded best performing States, Organisations and Districts for 2019-20 for the first time on the occasion of the ‘World Fisheries Day’ (21 November).

Top States

  • Marine States: Odisha
  • Inland States: Uttar Pradesh
  • Hilly and NE States: Assam

Top Districts

  • Best Marine District: Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh
  • Best Inland District: Kalahandi, Odisha
  • Best Hilly and NE District: Nagaon, Assam

Top Organisations

  • Marine: Tamil Nadu Fisheries Development Corporation Ltd.
  • Inland: Telangana State Fishermen Cooperative Societies Federation Ltd.
  • Hilly Region: Assam Apex Cooperative Fish Marketing and Processing Federation Ltd.