Kuldeep demands addl. facilities at Panighat FLC

Port Blair
13 Jun 2017

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kuldeep  Rai Sharma along with a delegation of  fishermen  and general public of Panighat, Hope Town, Bambooflat and Shore point villages  met the Secretary (Fisheries)  A  & N Administration  recently and  discussed various  problems  pertaining to fishermen and general public  of the area.   The PCC president  urged  the Secretary (Fisheries)  for  immediate action  for  providing a retaining wall on one side of the  ramp with proper steps, boat  repairing  shed in the vicinity of  fish landing centre, cold storage facilities, diesel bunk facilities, platform for drying fish and fish net mending  shed at the fish landing  centre under construction  at Panighat.
Mr Sharma further   informed  the Secretary (Fisheries)  that an area of 0.02 hect. (out of total area  of 0.11 hect)  bearing  survey No. 38/2 at Hope town village  (near Mariyamman Temple) was  set apart for construction of fishermen shed  vide  DC, S/A order No. 631 dated  25th  May 2015.  However, till date no work has been  taken up.  Mr Sharma requested the Secretary (Fisheries)  to  look into the matter  and take appropriate action for construction of  a  fishermen shed on the allotted land.