Odisha fishermen

Bad weather adds to fishing ban pain of fishermen

The bad weather has come as a blow to the fishermen who are already reeling under the seven-month-long fishing ban from November 1 within 20 km from the coast in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary.

published on : 17th November 2021

Odisha fishermen demand Rs 10k monthly livelihood support for ban during turtle nesting period 

The government imposed the seven-month ban on fishing in around 120-km coastal areas in Gahirmatha and three river mouths from November 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022, to protect the Olive ridleys.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Mobile app launched to keep fishermen off no-fishing zones

The mobile application will not require any cellular coverage network and will work in offline mode.

published on : 30th October 2021

Reeling under fuel price hike, fishermen in Odisha's Kendrapara seek diesel subsidy

States like Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat are providing subsidies on diesel to fishermen. But Odisha government is yet to do the same.

published on : 11th October 2021

2 killed in house collapse, tidal ingress sparks panic in Odisha's Kendrapara

Panic gripped coastal pockets of the district after tidal waves hit the seaside villages causing extensive damage to agriculture fields in Mahakalapada and Rajnagar blocks. 

published on : 14th September 2021

Heavy rainfall in Odisha for next 4 days

The low pressure system is likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a depression in the subsequent 48 hours, said the IMD on Friday.

published on : 11th September 2021