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Andhra Pradesh: Extend Matsyakara Varosa Scheme for All Fishers Demand DTFWF December 04,2019   |  Source: DMF

Andhra Pradesh Government has announced Matsyakara Varosa Scheme, an assistance of Rs.10,000/- for fishers catching fish in marine waters. A large number of fishers who catch fish in the rivers, lakes and wetland, as well as the fish farmers who has taken to small scale fish farming, are excluded from the scheme. The Democtratic Traditional Fishers and Workers Forum of Andhra Pradesh has protested the discrimination and requested the AP Government to extend the scheme for all categories of small scale fishers and fish farmers.

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