Port Blair, May 4: The Department of Fisheries, A&N Administration invites applications from the fishers of A&N Islands possessing valid fishing license for atleast one year apart from the current year for availing the subsidy for purchase of new deep freezers under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY). The programme envisages providing of subsidy @ 50% of the actual cost of deep freezers subject to a maximum of Rs. 20,000/- per deep freezer of 500 liters capacity. The beneficiaries who have already availed the subsidy during past five years will not be eligible for the assistance during 2011-12. 
Application form and detailed terms and conditions of the programme can be obtained from the Director of Fisheries / all Fisheries Zonal Offices / Fisheries Sub office/ Panchayat Samities and the completed applications may be submitted to the concerned Offices mentioned above or to the Directorate of Fisheries, Port Blair. The application form can also be downloaded from the A&N Administration’s website www.and.nic.in. The application should reach the concerned offices on or before 15.06.2011.