During the year 2012-13, it is provided to establish 50 modern hygienic fish marketing centres with 90% NFDB assistance in a phase manner. The proposed market places can ensure hygienic environment for dealing with fish and fish products. The provision is also meant for meeting the state share of the schemes approved by NFDB regarding the development of fish marketing centres. The provision will also be utilized for quality upgradation, value addition and diversification to utilize the potential. The outlay provided is also to establish common facility centres for the production of value added fish products.