- Tag results for fishermen
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.
Meanwhile, the five-day forecast shows that Chennai would start receiving rainfall from Thursday, coupled with thunderstorm activity.
While light to moderate rain is likely to occur in isolated parts of South Tamil Nadu, dry weather may prevail over Chennai and other parts of Northern Tamil Nadu.
The drive will encourage fishermen to adopt measures for ensuring the safety of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles.
Fishermen Association president S Emerit alleged that the navy men snapped the fishing nets of 20 boats and the fishermen had to return to the shore without a catch.
Committee set up by state government to study living standards of Andhra Pradesh fishermen in Gujarat
The committee appointed by the State government to study the living standards of Andhra Pradesh fishermen working in Gujarat will begin its task within a day or two.
The committee members will interact with the fisherfolk and educate them on the hazards of crossing the international boundaries.
Musalayya was among the 25 Indian fishermen who spent one year in Karachi prison. With no alternative livelihood, the fishermen resumed fishing after they were released from Pak jail.
Family members of fishermen who were captured by the Pakistan Coast Guard in Arabian Sea met Leader of the Opposition YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday.
Two fishers have been reported missing after a mechanised boat from Karaikal sank mid-sea allegedly due to overloading after it embarked on its first fishing trip since Cyclone Gaja.
The fishermen had migrated to Gujarat along with their families a few years ago from Srikakulam district of the state, officials said.
The Fisheries Department has provided temporary job to the wife of an Ockhi victim in Ernakulam district.
After two surgeries and months of hospitalisation, 44-year-old Michael remains bedridden.
Under this, 15,000 fishing vessels will be equipped with NavIC devices costing `10,620 apiece at a total cost of `15.93 crore.
Families of the fishermen have petitioned the local administration seeking help and rescue.