Chairman of Mandovi Fishermen’s Marketing Cooperative Society menino afonso welcomes state government decision of imposing a 61 days fishing ban in goa

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31-05-2013 … Chairman of Mandovi Fishermen’s Marketing Cooperative Society menino afonso on Thursday welcomed the state government decision of imposing a 61 days fishing ban in goa ..

It may be noted that the cabinet on Wednesday had decided to curtail the fishing ban period in Goa from the proposed 75 days to 61 days which would be operational from June 1 to July 31, both days inclusive.

Chief minister manohar parrikar had said that the fishing ban would be applicable to all motorized fishing vessels and would not be applicable for manually operated canoes.

Speaking to goanreporter chairman of Mandovi Fishermen’s Marketing Cooperative Society menino afonso said that though he welcomed the state government decision of imposing a 61 days fishing ban he hoped that the same ban would be imposed strictly for in goan waters

Menino also said that there was a need from the state government side to keep a watch on outside trawlers who had ventured in to goan sea water even when there was a fishing ban period in goa