Construction work for A.P. Fisheries University to start by early subsequent yr
Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday laid basis just about for a fishing harbour at Ameenabad in East Godavari district. The harbour building is focused to be accomplished by 2024.
The division has referred to as for tenders for the ₹422 crore-project with 1.10 lakh annual fish dealing with capability. It would supply livelihood for almost 50,000 households in East Godavari district.
In his deal with, Mr. Reddy mentioned “the State government has released ₹78 crore compensation which was owed by the Gujrat State Petroleum Corporation Limited (GSPC) for the loss of livelihood of fisher folk due to drilling activity along East Godavari coast in 2012. I have released the pending compensation within six months after I assumed the office. The issue was unaddressed since 2012”.
“Above 16,500 fisher people households from the 68 villages within the eight mandals within the East Godavari district have obtained the compensation for lack of livelihood on account of drilling operation by the GSPC,” he mentioned.
The Chief Minister mentioned the development of A.P. State Fisheries University would start by early subsequent yr in West Godavari district.
BC Welfare Minister Ch. Venugopala Krishna, Social Welfare Minister P. Viswaroop, East Godavari Collector D. Muralidhar Reddy and fishermen from Ameenabad and Uppada had been current within the video convention.