Govt to provide insurance to fishermen

Govt to provide insurance to fishermen
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Bellampalli MLA Durgam Chinnaiah on Tuesday pledged more assistance by the State government to help for the fishermen’s community progress. He said the government was considering extending insurance facility to fishermen, who get killed in the sea trying to net fish.

Mancherial: Bellampalli MLA Durgam Chinnaiah on Tuesday pledged more assistance by the State government to help for the fishermen’s community progress. He said the government was considering extending insurance facility to fishermen, who get killed in the sea trying to net fish.

Speaking as the chief guest at the World Fishermen’s Day celebrations here, he stated that the government, unlike in the past, was supplying free of cost, as per their request, fish links to the community.

Chinnaiah revealed that fishermen had requested the government to supply prawns also along with fish links. Accordingly, the administration was ready to say yes to this plea. Among those present were District Fishermen’s Association president Thokal Rajamallu, secretary Yadagiri, Gummula Nagaraju, Srinivas, and a large number of fishermen.

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