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Speed up compensation for rescuing protected marine species: Fishermen

DNMUM437639 | 6/13/2019 | Author : Virat A Singh | WC :381



While the Maharashtra State Mangrove Cell announced that fishermen who cut their fishing nets to free the entangled protected marine species would be compensated, the fishermen community seems to be disappointed by the delay caused due to the Fisheries Department in getting their compensation.
DNA had first reported in March 2018 about the ambitious plan of Mangrove Cell, which had decided to pay fishermen up to Rs 25,000 for damages under its Mangrove Foundation’s conservation project. However, as per the Government Resolution (GR), the claim by fishermen had to be first submitted to the Fisheries Department.
“The entire procedure is so lengthy that many fishermen do not even wish to apply for it and those who have applied several
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