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Department of Fisheries

Government of Maharashtra, India
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Fishermen Development Rebate On HSD Oil - CSS

Concession @ Rs. 1.50 / liter is provided to Fishermen on Diesel oil used for fishing boats. Admissible diesel limit for fishing boats.

Limitation of use of diesel for fishing boats are as follows :-

Fishing boats Admissible diesel limit – in iters
Per day Per Annum
1 Cylinder 12 3,600.
2 Cylinder 20 6,000.
3 Cylinder 30 7,500.
4 Cylinder 96 20,160.
6 Cylinder 170-230 35,700.
Criteria -
  • Fishing boat owner should be BPL.
  • The fishing boats obeying Maharashtra Marine Fishing Regulation Act 1981 are eligible for benefits of this scheme.
  • The fishing boats fishing in the fishing Ban period are not eligible to avail benefits of this scheme.
  • Fishing boats constructed up to 9th five years plan and boats of length less than 20 meters are eligible to avail benefits of this scheme.
  • Boat shall be registered as fishing boat.
  • Diesel shall be purchased only in the Diesel pumps approved by Fisheries Department.
  • Subsidy amount will be credited to the loan account of the group in case of N.C.D.C. boat.