Shrimp Farming

  1. Pilot Shrimp Farming Cluster Development Project:

Federal Share:                                        Rs. 1350.33 Million

Punjab Province:                                     Rs. 2647.025 Million

Sindh Province:                                       Rs. 575.00 Million

PublicSub-Total                                     Rs. 4572.36Million

Private sector share:                               Rs. 1809.50 Million

  1. Promotion of shrimp aquaculture in inland areas.
  2. Development of shrimp value chain, support services and legal framework.
  3. Livelihood and job creation for rural people.
  4. Export earnings from inland aquaculture.
  1. Establishment of one multipurpose hatchery along Balochistan Coast by the Federal Government.
  2. Establishment of a 25 acres Model Shrimp Farm in Punjab Province by Federal Government.
  3. Establishment of a Saline Aquaculture Research Center in South Punjab by Punjab Province.
  4. Trainings 1570 from both public & private sector for human resource development by Federal Government.
  5. Public Private Partnership (PPP)/Incentivization for private sector as given below:
  6. Incentives for private shrimp farms development: 3500 Acres
  7. Establishment of shrimp/fish hatcheries in private sector: 02
  1. Establishment of shrimp/fish processing centers in private sector: 02

Annual production of shrimp for export:                     10500 Tons

Annual Foreign Exchange Earnings:                 7.800 Billion PKR

Employment Generation (Direct & Indirect)     3500 persons