New delhi, 01 April 2020
NAF thanked the efforts of our Government of India and especially the Hon’ble Prime Minister and Hon’ble Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying to protect the lives of people in the crisis of Covid- 19. We have received the letter with D.O.No.12035/1/2015-Fy(WU) initiating the Special relief assistance/monetary allowance to support Fishers, fish farmers, fish workers and fish vendors. We took the initiative to represent their issues to the Ministry and government of India through a mail dated 28th March 2020 and we have received a very speedy and positive reply from the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying and we are assured that necessary steps a re being taken. On behalf of the fishing community National Association of Fishermen thank the Government of India for taking necessary steps.