Wednesday, July 28, 2010

3,000 fishermen to benefit from welfare scheme

KOCHI: Over 3,000 fishermen of Kochi would benefit from a joint programme being implemented by the civic body and Matsyafed, the fishermen cooperative.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Kochi Corporation, Matsyafed and Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Programme (KSUDP) at Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday for the implementation of various welfare schemes, said Mercy Williams, Kochi Mayor. Four corporations of the State including Kochi have signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the agencies, she said.

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