Rs 16 crore diesel subsidy released for fishermen

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Udupi : Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, said on Monday that a subsidy of Rs 16 crore had been released for diesel supplied to fishermen in April and May this year. This money had been transferred directly to the bank accounts of the fishermen. He was speaking after distributing […]

Mangaluru: Unlike Udipi, Fisherman in Mangaluru also held a protest after massive rally against New DBT system

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Mangaluru : A day after fishermen in Udupi protested, it was the turn of, fishermen in Mangaluru, to protest, against the state government’s introduction of the new system of direct benefit transfer (DBT). Mechanized boat owners, bank accounts will see a direct credit, of this diesel subsidies, but the fishermen in Dakshina Kannada are also […]

Udupi: Fishermen stage protest for Diesel subsidy

Thursday, August 6th, 2015
malpe Protest

Udupi: Fishermen protest against direct benefit transfer system on Diesel subsidy – Common man is off opinion that subsidised diesel is misused have to be checked. Coming on to the streets was one of the ways for fisherman in hundred, here on Tuesday August 4 to protest against the new system of direct benefit transfer […]

Diesel subsidy: Fishermen plan protest on Aug 5

Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Trawler Boat

Mangaluru : In protest against State government’s decision to transfer diesel subsidy to the bank accounts of fishermen, Trawler Boat Union and other fishermen organisations will stage a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office and submit a memorandum to the DC on August 5. The associations will also not begin fishing activities till […]

Fisherfolk oppose diesel subsidy transfer scheme

Monday, April 6th, 2015
fisheries protest

Mangaluru : Leaders of fisheries related trade unions demonstrated in front of the office of the deputy director of fisheries here on Monday. They were protesting against the government’s plan to directly transfer diesel subsidy to the accounts of mechanised fishing boat owners. Out of the 924 trawl and purse seine boats registered, 780 are […]