Giving a boost to the fisheries department, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said an order has been passed to set up 2,000 fishing ponds across the state.
Though there is high demand for good quality seafood abroad, fishermen are upset over their trips not being productive.
Traditional fishermen denounce proposal to give five additional fishing hours for mechanised vessels
The augmentation of time in favour of mechanised vessels may deplete the marine wealth, say environmentalists.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Secretary of Ministry of Fisheries Jatindra Nath Swain and Joint Secretary of Ministry of Fisheries J Balaji.
Sources said that the boat with the passengers and around 20 two-wheelers on board left for Satpada from Janhikuda and after covering around two km, the engine of the boat seized.
It was in 2013 at the Bali ministerial conference of the WTO, that the member countries inked the trade facilitation agreement to promote seamless movement of goods across the global borders.
Over 1,000 mechanised boats set to hit sea as fishing ban ends in Tamil Nadu's coastal delta districts
Mechanised fishing boats such as trawlers and gillnetters keep off the sea during the period to facilitate breeding of fishes in the Bay of Bengal.
Developed members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are pushing to eliminate subsidies under the proposed fisheries subsidies agreement, which is under negotiation here.
Of the 1,580 vessels that were inspected by the fisheries department, 119, including 76 purse seine boats, were found lacking a permit.
Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are negotiating the agreement with the objective of curbing harmful subsidies to promote sustainable fishing.
Restaurants who sell seafood varieties and online sites that sell fish catch of the day are also struggling with the lack of availability of fish.
At a public meeting organised at Muramalla village in Konaseema district, he directly credited the amount into the bank accounts of 1,08,755 fishermen families.
Another unique thing about this festival is that people can catch fish with whatever they have. From nets to bare hands, a person is free to choose his equipment.
The ban extends to 12 nautical miles off the territorial water of Odisha coast, and applies to all kinds of trawlers and mechanised boats beyond 8.5 meter long.
The 61-day annual fishing ban for States along the east coast, which comes into effect on Friday, winds up a year of conflicts for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry fishermen.