PHAILIN Cyclone 10 Kg. Rice on free of cost to families of fishermen


IMD have issued bulletin Nos. 1-45 from 08-10-2013 to 15-10-2013 forewarning about Cyclone ‘PHAILIN’ in the Bay of Bengal that would cross the coast between Kalingapatnam and Paradip on 12-10-2013 with advise that fishermen should not venture into the sea and those  fishermen at sea should return immediately.

High Level Meeting conducted by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 12.10.2013 with Principal Secretaries and HoDs including Commissioner of Fisheries, with regard to rescue and relief operations for  ‘PHAILIN’ Cyclone,  2013, it has been decided to supply 10 Kgs. of Rice to the families of fishermen who could not go for fishing due to ‘PHAILIN’ Cyclone, 2013. The same was also widely reported in the electronic and print media.

Accordingly, the Commissioner of Fisheries has been requested to furnish the detailed proposal along with the list of families of fishermen who could not go for fishing due to ‘PHAILIN’ Cyclone, 2013

Commissioner of Fisheries, Hyderabad has stated that the District Fisheries officers of  Srikakulam , Vizianagaram and  Vishakapatnam have submitted reports of list of fishermen who have not ventured into the sea due to the warning received from their District administration and as a result they have lost their livelihoods, they have submitted the list of fishermen, village wise, mandal wise and proposed for supply of 10 kgs Rice, the abstract of the Fishermen proposed for supply of 10 Kgs rice   of   (3) districts i.e     Srikakulam (104 villages in 11   mandals ), Vizianagaram   (13  villages  in 2 mandals) and Vishakapatnam (62 villages in 10 mandals) is given in Table- 1 and finally requested to issue necessary orders in the matter.

Table – 1

 

SL. NO

 

DISTRICT

 

NO OF MANDALS

 

NO OF VILLAGES

NO OF FISHERMEN PROPOSED FOR RICE DISRTRIBUTION

1

Srikakulam

11

104

12003

2

Vizianagaram

2

13

6748

3

Visakhapatnam

10

62

16054

TOTAL

23

179

34805

A similar decision to distribute 10kgs of rice to families of those fishermen who could not go for fishing during ‘Nilam’ Cyclone, 2012 was taken and accordingly Govt., have issued orders vide reference 1st  cited regarding distribution of 831160 Kgs. of rice for supply to 83116 fishermen families in 9 coastal districts.

Government after Examination of the proposals of the Commissioner of Fisheries, Hyderabad hereby permit the District Collectors of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Vishakapatnam to distribute 10 Kgs. of rice to each of 34805 fishermen, as in Table – 2 under TR-27, in view of the decision already taken by the Government of Andhra Pradesh

 

 

 

SI.No

 

Name of the

District

 

No of

Families

Quantity of rice required (in

Kgs.)

1

Srikakulam 12003 120030

2

Vizianagaram

6748

67480

3

Visakhapatnam 16054 160540
Total 34805 348050

G.O.Rt.No. 249 Dated: 17.10.2013

1. G.O.Rt.No.247, Revenue (DM.1) Dept., Dt:1.12.2012.
2. IMD Bulletins No.BOB/04/2013/1-45, Dt.08.10.2013 to 15.10.2013
3. High Level review meeting on ‘PHAILIN’ Cyclone, 2013 conducted
by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 12.10.2013.
4. Govt., Memo No.6425/DM.I/A1/2013, Revenue (DM.I) Dept., Dt.15.10.2013.
5. From the Commissioner of Fisheries, Hyderabad Lr.No.7878/ D2/2013,
Dated:15-10-2013 received by e-mail.

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