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Matsyafed, with the help of Revenue Department, has conducted detailed
surveys to identify the fishermen families that have either lost their
livelihood equipment like crafts, nets, motors etc. or suffered damages
due to Tsunami attack.
Matsyafed has sanctioned a total of about Rs.7.2 Crores and so far fishing
equipment worth an amount of Rs. 4.77 Crores was distributed and orders
have been placed for the distribution of the remaining fishing equipment.
Similarly, the Fisheries Department has conducted surveys and sanctioned
an amount of Rs.59 lakhs and distributed an amount of Rs.52 lakhs so
far to the Tsunami affected fishermen families.