Articles tagged under: fishermen

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

Andhra fishermen stranded at Veraval Port in Gujarat start returning

April 28, 2020
Andhra fishermen stranded at Veraval Port in Gujarat start returning

Veraval: Over 4,000 stranded fishermen are being sent back to Andhra Pradesh using more than 50 sleeper buses after the government approval and screening process. Two drivers and two fishermen are appointed monitors per bus. Meal, water, snacks to be provided on board during journey. First batch of 10 buses carrying 780 fishermen of Andhra Pradesh, who were at Veraval Port since lockdown, flagged off today for travel to Srikakulam. Others will follow soon, said Collector, Gir Somnath. Andhra...Read More

Pakistani marines shoot at 2 boats off Gujarat coast, fisherman injured

April 13, 2020
Pakistani marines  shoot at 2 boats off Gujarat coast, fisherman injured

Rajkot: An Indian fisherman was injured after personnel of the Pakistan Marines opened fire on two boats near international maritime boundary line (IMBL) in Arabian Sea off the Gujarat coast, police said. There were reportedly eight crew members on the boat at the time of the incident. One crew member identified as Rambauri Raamdhani, hailing from Uttar Pradesh, has been injured in the firing. "The two fishing boats from Okha in Devbhumi Dwarka district might have crossed the IMBL on Sunda...Read More

Gujarat govt lifts ban on Fishing in sea and related business activities

April 11, 2020
Gujarat govt lifts ban on Fishing in sea and related business activities

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today said it has lifted ban over fishing in sea. With this, the fishermen will be able to venture into the sea for fishing. Issuance of token for this purpose has already started, the Gujarat government note said. The State government has also lifted ban on processing, packaging, cold chain maintenance and transportation related to fishing business, said Ashwani Kumar, Secretary in Chief Minister's office. DeshGujarat Read More

SpiceJet announces dedicated freight service connecting Surat to boost shrimp farming

February 25, 2020
SpiceJet announces dedicated freight service connecting Surat to boost shrimp farming

Surat: SpiceJet, today announced the launch of dedicated freighter services from Chennai & Vishakhapatnam to Surat & Kolkata. The first flight is scheduled to take-off on February 25th from Chennai International Airport carrying a consignment of shrimp produce to Vishakhapatnam and Surat. SpiceXpress, the dedicated air cargo arm of SpiceJet, will deploy its Boeing 737 freighter on these routes with an approximate carrying capacity of 21 tonnes. With the launch of the new services, Spi...Read More

Fisherman finds satellite phone at island near Kandla port in Gujarat

February 18, 2020
Fisherman finds satellite phone at island near Kandla port in Gujarat

Gandhidham: A fisherman has found a banned satellite phone of In-mar brand from an island close to Kandla port in Kutch district of Gujarat, Police said today. SP East-Kutch Parikshita Rathod today said that the fisherman who had gone to the island close to under-construction Navlakhi channel for fishing had found the phone packed inside a thermocol packing a few days back. He took it as a normal phone but when he went to a mobile shop for putting a sim inside it,he came to know tha...Read More

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