FISHFED was Registered under Odisha Cooperative Societies Act 1962 vide Registration. No.1 CTC (Fy)/ 1989-90 Dated 14.08.1989 as an Apex Body of all Primary Fishermen's Cooperative Societies in the State. The Federation became functional from 16th September 1991 and is under the administrative control of Fisheries & A.R.D. Department of Government of Odisha. Currently there are 382 nos. of PFCSs that are affiliated to FISHFED with more than 80000 participating Fishermen members in Inland, Marine and Brackish Water sectors.
Hygienic Fish Marketing Through Chilika Fresh.
Facilitation of leasing of Chilika Sairats
Maintainance of Jettites, Fishlanding & Fishing Harbour
Reactivation traning for PFCS
Observation of state level cooperatives function
Adoption of Madhya Pradesh type reservoir management in odisha through Fishfed
Fishfed is Entering into Aerator Business Under State Govt. Subsidised Scheme
Fishfed is setting up LPG & Diesel Outlet at Fishing Base
Sale of ready to eat fish products on Wheel
Establishment of fish Feed Plant
Strengthening primary fishermen Co-operative societies of Odisha through provision of managerial subsidy
Capacity building of members of primary fishermen co-operative societies of Odisha
Creation of integrated cold chain facility for forward market linkage of fish
Computerization of primary fishermen co-operative societies
Provision of basic infrastructure facility to the PFCS
At the time of Registration the Head Office of FISHFED was functioning in the rented house at Goutam Nagar during the year 1998 next Head Office was shifted at Matsya Sadan, Cuttack Road, Bhubaneswar. The FISHFED has created the following infrastructure as mentioned below:-
RCC Building with a defunct Ice Plant measuring 10521 Sq.ft. of land at Balugaon (Own land)
RCC Building with a defunct Ice Plant measuring 6000 Sq.ft. of land at Chandrabhaga (Own land)
RCC Building with a defunct Ice Plant measuring 10260 Sq.ft of land at Berhampur (IDCO land)
Land available at Keshpur / Rambha / Kalupada
8 nos. Fish Marketing Kiosk at Laxmisagar & Bargada BMC Market (RCC Building)
Chilika Fresh at Sirpur market, OUAT Campus, CRP Square at Horticulture Directorate & Sahid Nagar near SDVO Campus
Two Nos. of Mahindra Vehicle
Chilika Fresh in the name of Hirakud Fresh in Sambalpur Town
12 nos. of Chilika Fresh outlet constructed through PPP mode in BMC area. Rest 14 nos. are under construction.
4 out of 10 nos of Fish on Wheel vehicle are ready for operation and the rest are being manufactured and should be available shortly.