ANIFCOFED Delegation Meets Vice President India

Port Blair, July 06: The Board of Directors of Andaman Nicobar Fisheries Cooperative Federation Ltd., A & N Islands led by its Chairman Mr. CH.Vallaba Rao , along with its CEO Mr. P.Kannan met Mr. M.Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice President of India at Raj Niwas on 05/07/2018 and submitted a memorandum of demands pertaining to Fisheries Federation and Fishermen Community of these Islands. The Vice President discussed their demands and assured them for taking necessary action.
Mr. CH Vallaba, Chairman has stressed the Vice President to bring Fishermen Community under OBC category of A&N Islands and expressed his gratitude to Hon’ble Vice President of India for his assurance given. The demands submitted by ANIFCOFED are 100 % Financial Subsidy support to ANIFCOFED for the following projects; Construction of Cold Storage; Construction of Ice Plant; Purchase of Fish Trawler; Declaration of Fishermen Community under OBC Category of A&N Islands, those settled in these Islands; Declaration of Fishermen Community under Below Poverty Line (BPL) Category of A&N Islands, those settled in these Islands; Declaration of Compensation to Fishermen during Fishing “BAN” period as that of other States and UTS provide; Construction of Fishermen Colonies at various places of A&N Islands where Fishermen resides and allotment of Land for Construction of Fisheries Federation office and infrastructures Islands, those settled in these Islands.

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