TAMILNADU FISHERIES AT A GLANCE      2020-2021

1

Coastal Length

1,076 Kms.

(India 8,118 Km)

2

Continental Shelf

41,412 sq.kms.

3

No. of Coastal Districts

14

4

Marine Fishing Villages

608

5

Infrastructure facilities

 

 

Marine Fishing Harbours

12

 

Marine Fish Landing Centres

52

 

Marine Fish Landing points

251

6

Coastal Fisher-folk Population (Projected)

10.48 lakh

7

Registered Fishing Craft (in Nos) as on 30.03.2021

 

 

a) Mechanised Boats

5,893

 

b)  Non - Motorized

3,762

 

c) Motorised

38,575

 

Total

48,230

8

Fisheries Co-operatives:

 

a

Primary:

 

i)

Men   FCS

558

ii)

Women FCS

461

b

District Federation

12

c

State (APEX) TAFCOFED

1

9

Membership :

 

a

Men-FCS

3,56,992

b

Women-FCS

2,60,732


 

Total

6,17,724

c

District Federation

998

d

State Federation (TAFCOFED)

822

10

Marine Fish Production (in lakh tonnes)

5.48

11

Marine Products Export (2020-21)

Tamil Nadu

 

a) Quantity ( in tonnes )

1,10,023

 

b) Value (Rs. in Crore)

5,565.46

12

Fishermen Group Accident Insurance:

 

 

a) Members Enrolled (2020-21)

5,37,282

 

b) Families  benefited (2020-21)

Nil

 

c) Relief Amount paid (2020-21) (Rs)

Nil

13

Fishermen Savings-cum Relief Scheme (2020-21)

 

 

a) No. of Beneficiaries

 

i) Men

2,00,268

 

ii)Women

2,01,084

 

b) Relief Amount paid ( Rs. in Crore)

 

i)  Men

60.08

 

ii) Women

60.32

14

Fishing Ban Period Relief to Marine Fishermen Families (2020-21)

 

 

a)  No. of Beneficiaries

1,69,361

 

b)  Relief Amount disbursed (Rs. in Crore)

84.68

15

Special Allowance for Marine Fishermen Families During Lean Period (2020-21)

 

 

a) No. of Beneficiaries

1,74,529

 

b)  Relief Amount disbursed (Rs. in Crore)

87.26

16

Tamil Nadu Fishermen Welfare Board

 

 

No. of Members enrolled  as on 31.03.2021

4,70,067

 

No. of Beneficiaries (2020-21)

2418

 

Relief assistance disbursed (Rs. in Crore) (2020-21)

2.90


 Source: https://www.fisheries.tn.gov.in