Articles tagged under: fishermen

Pakistan Marines fire rounds targeting Gujarat fishing boat; one fisherman injured

September 24, 2020
Pakistan Marines fire rounds targeting Gujarat fishing boat; one fisherman injured

Porbandar: Pakistan Marin Security Agency fired four rounds targeting Indian fishing boat 'Devlabh' which belongs to Porbandar. Injured Tandel of Indian boat was taken to Civil hospital in Porbandar after the boat reached here early in the morning. There were five fishermen aboard. Among four rounds fired by Pakistan, 3 ended into sea while one round caused hand injury to Tandel of boat, Dhirubhai Bambhania. Pakistan Marine boat also hit Gujarat's 'Devlabh' boat in attempt to capture five fisher...Read More

Pakistan marines capture 56 Indian fishermen, 10 boats off Gujarat coast

September 18, 2020
Pakistan marines capture 56 Indian fishermen, 10 boats off Gujarat coast

Karachi: Pakistan on Thursday said it has arrested 56 Indian fishermen for allegedly trespassing into its territorial waters. The fishermen were on 10 boats, all of which have been seized, the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency said in a statement. “The apprehended crew members seem to be fishermen. However, they will further be interrogated by concerned security organs to establish their exact identity and intent for operating in our waters,” it said. “Furthermore, our adversary is a...Read More

PM Modi to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana on Thursday

September 09, 2020
PM Modi to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana on Thursday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will digitally launch the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) on 10th September. Prime Minister will also launch e-Gopala App, a comprehensive breed improvement marketplace and information portal for direct use of farmers. Several other initiatives in the fisheries and animal husbandry sectors in Bihar will also be launched by the Prime Minister on the occasion. The Governor and Chief Minister of Bihar, along with Union Minister and MoS fo...Read More

MPEDA sets up sophisticated seafood quality control lab in Gujarat

August 16, 2020
MPEDA sets up sophisticated seafood quality control lab in Gujarat

Porbandar: Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), a coordinating agency under the Union Ministry of Commerce for central and state-level establishments engaged in fishery production and allied activities, has opened a Quality Control Laboratory in the coastal city of Porbandar, facilitating tests for seafood processors and exporters to confirm product safety as per international regulatory requirements. The state-of-the-art laboratory, which was inaugurated by MPEDA Chairma...Read More

Coast Guard rescues two boats with 15 fishermen onboard off Gujarat coast

August 10, 2020
Coast Guard rescues two boats with 15 fishermen onboard off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) rescued 15 fishermen on two fishing boats stuck in heavy sea state and strong winds off Gujarat coast. Commandant M Aggarwal of Gandhinagar based headquarters of Coast Guard region (NW) today said, a Coast Guard Ship Samudra Pavak during routine patrol received a VHF call at about 1215 hrs from IFB Harshad with 08 crew (reg. No. IND-GJ-10-MM 737) regarding engine breakdown 36 NM south west off Jakhau. In heavy sea state and strong winds, ship proceeded to ...Read More

For the first time in Gujarat, boats are declared as Covid-19 containment zones

July 25, 2020
For the first time in Gujarat, boats are declared as Covid-19 containment zones

Dwarka: For the first time, boats have been declared Covid-19 containment zones in Gujarat. The district collector of Devbhumi Dwarka has today declared Chandrasagar and Harsiddhi Krupa boats parked at Okha Mori Jetty of Dalda Port as Covid-19 containment zones. Chandrasagar has presence of 11 persons while Harsiddhi Krupa has presence of 12 persons aboard. The district collector has also declared an area of Dalda port of Dwarka talukas as buffer zone. The area covers Shivam Jetty, Punab...Read More

દરિયાઈ સીમાઓ વધુ સુરક્ષિત બનાવવા ગુજરાત મત્સ્યોદ્યોગ કાયદા-૨૦૦૩માં સુધારાનો વટહુકમ

July 23, 2020
દરિયાઈ સીમાઓ વધુ સુરક્ષિત બનાવવા ગુજરાત મત્સ્યોદ્યોગ કાયદા-૨૦૦૩માં સુધારાનો વટહુકમ

ગાંધીનગરઃ ગૃહ રાજ્યમંત્રી પ્રદિપસિંહ જાડેજાએ જણાવ્યું છે કે, ગુજરાતના ૧૬૦૦ કિ.મી.ના દરિયાકાંઠે રાષ્ટ્રીય તથા આંતરરાષ્ટ્રીય સીમાઓ વધુ સુરક્ષિત થાય તે હેતુસર ગુજરાત મત્સ્યોદ્યોગ વટહુકમ-૨...Read More

India asks Pakistan to expedite release of 106 Indian fishermen

July 01, 2020
India asks Pakistan to expedite release of 106 Indian fishermen

New Delhi: India and Pakistan today exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, the lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen in their custody. This is in keeping with the provisions of the 2008 Agreement under which such lists are exchanged every year on 1st January and 1st July. India handed over lists of 265 Pakistan civilian prisoners and 97 fishermen in India's custody to Pakistan. Similarly, Pakistan has shared lists of 54 civilian prisoners and 27...Read More

Operation Samudra Setu – INS Shardul brings back 233 to Gujarat from Iran

June 12, 2020
Operation Samudra Setu – INS Shardul brings back 233 to Gujarat from Iran

Porbandar: INS Shardul, deployed for Operation Samudra Setu, entered Porbandar harbour with 233 Indian Nationals onboard, who were earlier evacuated from Bandar Abbas port in Iran. Personnel from Indian Navy, State authorities and Police were present to receive the evacuees. All arrangements including a screening zone, a sanitisation zone, availability of ambulances and buses for transport were put in place at the port. The evacuees were disembarked and were taken for medical screening at ...Read More

INS Shardul to bring back 200 Gujarat fishermen stuck in Iran

June 08, 2020
INS Shardul to bring back 200 Gujarat fishermen stuck in Iran

Porbandar: 200 fishermen from Gujarat, stuck in Iran due to Covid-19 situation, today boarded INS Shardul of Indian Navy at Shahid Bahonar port in Bandar Abbas, to return to Porbandar as part of Operation Samudra Setu, launched by the Govt of India under third phase of Vande Bharat Mission. In second visit, INS Shardul will being back fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala stuck in Iran. DeshGujaratRead More