Meeting discusses security of boats, fisheries harbours during off-season

A meeting of the office-bearers of various fishermen associations, officers of Coastal Security Police, district police, and Fisheries Department was held at the District Police Office here on Monday. A press release issued by the district police here on Tuesday said that the meeting was chaired by Superintendent of Police Nisha James. The meeting discussed […]


‘Release fishermen and boats’

A day after the Sri Lankan Navy arrested nine country boat fishermen along with their two country boats on the charge of trespassing into their water, boat owners, accompanied by fishermen from Nambuthalai hamlet met the Collector here on Wednesday. Led by the village leader Arumugam, they urged Collector K. Veera Raghava Rao to secure […]


Fisheries’ control room to coordinate rescue boats

The Fisheries Department has opened a control room at Chengannur to coordinate the rescue activities of over 150 boats currently operating in Alappuzha and Pathanamthitta districts. The control rooms currently functioning at the offices of deputy director and assistant director in Kollam will also be part of the newly launched network. Joint director T.S. Suresh […]