Fisheries Department

Fani, Lorna depression triggers rough sea, cyclone scare

These systems are expected to merge and move towards Nagapattinam coast in Tamil Nadu by Sunday.

published on : 26th April 2019

Banned fishing practices spread net in Kerala

The authorities have miserably failed to implement policies regarding juvenile catching.

published on : 13th April 2019

Fishing vessels in Kerala to bank on holographic plates

The move was welcomed by fishermen who said that will not only strengthen maritime and coastal security but also allow faster identification of vessels during mid-sea mishaps.

published on : 11th April 2019

Kerala fishermen asked to keep vigil for terrorists, submarines

The advisory is said to have come in the backdrop of intelligence inputs that the terrorists might choose the sea-route for retaliation. 

published on : 4th March 2019

Fisheries Department told to keep vigil along the Kerala coast

In view of the rising tension between India and Pakistan, the Fisheries Department has been told to keep tight vigil along the Kerala coast.

published on : 1st March 2019

Kerala to get first marine ambulance in a year

Each marine ambulance will cost Rs 6.08 crore.

published on : 26th February 2019

Kerala government decides to insure fishers’ boats

The rescue operation carried out by the state’s fishermen during the mid-August flood has been invaluable that the government decided to implement insurance scheme for traditional fishing boats.

published on : 4th February 2019

Fisheries Departmnet devises plans to protect coastline

As per the report, the most vulnerable stretches along the western Indian coast are Khambat and Kutch in Gujarat, Mumbai and parts of the Konkan coast and south Kerala. 

published on : 4th January 2019

Tamil Nadu receives first batch of satellite phones for deep-sea fishing vessels

Fisheries secretary K Gopal said that the department has placed an order for 181 units of satellite phones from BSNL, of which 21 units have been delivered costing over Rs 21 lakh.

published on : 12th December 2018

Panel to visit Gujarat to study woes of AP fishermen

The committee members will interact with the fisherfolk and educate them on the hazards of crossing the international boundaries.

published on : 5th December 2018

Beneficiaries asked to return flats’ keys 

The department clarified that the direction has been given owing to the unfinished plumbing and electrical works at the apartments. 

published on : 4th November 2018

Edakochi fish farm to be developed for tourism

The Fisheries Department has decided to develop its fish farm located at Edakochi and tap its tourism potential.

published on : 2nd November 2018

Fishermen up in arms against Pozhiyoor harbour project

The fishermen said that the Department has to initiate an impact assessment of the harbour before progressing with the study. 

published on : 26th October 2018

Kerala Fisheries Department to set up data collection system for fisher families

According to the Fisheries Department, the data to be collected through a specially designed mobile application will then be uploaded to a Fisherfolk Family Registration Software.

published on : 14th October 2018

Kerala Fisheries Department to launch packaged fish by year-end

The Fisheries Minister also launched the project for marketing dried fish under the brand ‘Theeramaithri’ which will be available in six months in supermarkets across the state.

published on : 13th October 2018
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