Advisory for fishermen

Port Blair
11 Dec 2017

It has been brought to the notice of the Department of Fisheries by the security agencies viz. Coast Guard/Marine Police Force etc. that in spite of repeated warning issued by the various agencies including the Department of fisheries, fishers are in the habit of venturing into the sea for fishing creating an awkward situation for the department for ensuring safety of the fishers at sea during rough sea condition. Therefore all the fishers of Andaman & Nicobar Islands are advised not to venture in to the sea during bad weather warning issued by the concerned department through television, radio and local news papers. The family members are also required to inform about fishers where about to the concerned agencies in case any fisher not arrived back to their house within the predetermined date of arrival during bad weather warning period.  The fishers are directed to follow the instructions strictly to avoid any unforeseen incident to the fishers at sea.