Karnataka Fisheries Development Corporation

Karnataka Fisheries Development Corporation was established in 1970 under the Companies Act 1956 with Authorized share capital of Rs.300 lakh and paid up share capital is Rs. 7.12 lakh for the development of fisheries sector and the welfare of fishermen. This Corporation is the oldest Corporation in the Country and is pioneer in establishing Cold Chain, marketing of marine fish in the inland cities and towns of Karnataka. It has constructed mechanized boats and conducted deep sea fishing operations.

Present activities of Corporation are establishing and running of ice and cold storages, Marketing of Purse-seine boat catches, running  of Hygienic Fish Restaurants and Fish Retail Outlets, Providing Infrastructure to Entrepreneurs for Fish Processing, Fish Meal and Oil and related activities. The Authorized share capital of the Corporation at present is Rs.20 crore and paid-up share capital is Rs.17.84 crore.

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News and Events


    • Salma K. Fahim,  I.A.S., has taken charge as Secretary to Government,  Animal Husbandry & Fisheries Department.

KFDC’s Activities

  • Diesel Sales at Mangalore, Malpe, Gangolli, Tadri and Karwar.
  • Ice Sales at Mangalore, Malpe, Gangolli, Bhatkal,  Honnavar and Karwar with a total production capacity of 220MT of ice per day .
  • Purse Seine Catch marketing at Bhatkal, Honnavar  and Tadri Fishing Harbour.
  • Modern Fish Retail outlets in 16 Cities and Towns of Karnataka.
  • Mathsyadarshinis (Hygienic Fish Restaurants) at Cubbon Park,

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Hassan Sales Unit

Chilimbi Stall Mangalore


Cubbon Park Mathsyadarshini

Tumkur Mathsyadarshini

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