Day after minister’s comment: Gujarat govt says ‘dedicated to upliftment of fishermen’

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A day after Minister of State for Fisheries Parshottam Solanki stated that the state authorities is doing nothing a lot for fishermen, the Gujarat authorities Wednesday issued a launch stating that it’s dedicated to the financial upliftment of the group.

The discharge added that following the cyclone Tauktae, the Vijay Rupani authorities has given unprecedented reduction package deal of Rs 105 crore to the fishermen group.

Solanki had informed mediapersons June 22 that the state authorities is “not bothered” concerning the fishermen group.

Solanki had additionally raised questions over the implementation of the cyclone reduction package deal.

The federal government launch quoted Fisheries Minister Jawahar Chavda as saying, “The state authorities is at all times dedicated to financially assist the fishermen. The federal government is standing by the fishermen and farmers throughout pure calamities.”

Chavda added that the federal government has introduced unprecedented reduction package deal of Rs 105 crore in reference to the monetary harm sustained by fishermen. “To date, monetary help of Rs 10.41 crore has already been deposited within the financial institution accounts of fishermen,” Chavda stated.

The discharge stated that the package deal of Rs 105 crore was introduced by the CM after self-assessment of the state of affairs and whereas contemplating the representations by fishermen group leaders of their assembly with the CM.

As per the discharge, after the announcement of the package deal, officers of the fisheries division had accomplished survey work in 10 days and the surveyed fishermen had been paid the reduction quantity instantly of their financial institution accounts. This consists of monetary help of Rs 307.27 lakh to 113 fishermen whose boats sustained full harm and Rs 500.38 lakh to 787 fishermen whose boats sustained partial harm.

The discharge additionally acknowledged that aside from the compensation for the damages sustained by the boats, the fishermen residing in coastal villages had been additionally paid compensation of over Rs 7 crore in the direction of damages to their homes, home goods and money doles.

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