Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has said that houses to all fishermen will be allotted in the State.
He said that the budget for Fisheries Department will be enhanced to Rs.187 crore. Participating in the World Fisheries Day celebrations here today, he said that the State was having 974 km of coastline, Kolleru Lake was spread over 90,000 acres and the rivers and canals were flowing in 11,500 km stretch. He asked the fishermen to make use of the water bodies and increase aquaculture production.
The government will issue latest mechanised boats to all fishermen.