The Department of Fisheries was created in the year 1974. Prior to this it was under the Department of Agriculture. Its Vision is to develop fish culture and to create more water area. The Department maintain data in a catalogued and index form , computerize all appropriate records and facilitate access through a country-wide network on different systems. The Directorate Office issues necessary instruction and guidelines etc. to the subordinate Office at the District & Sub-Divisional level with a view to streamline the developmental activities of the Department.
Other InformationsAt the Secretariat level the Commissioner & Secretary leads the team with a Deputy Secretary and an Under Secretary. The Directorate is headed by the Director with a Deputy Director at the headquarter.