Karnataka fishermen to get QR code-based biometric cards

The Karnataka govt will difficulty an get earning the QR code-primarily based biometric playing cards mandatory for fishermen.

Talking at a assembly on coastal fisheries in Mangaluru, Kota Srinivasa Poojary, Karnataka Minister for Port and Fisheries, claimed the govt ideas to introduce QR code-primarily based biometric playing cards to fishermen as a protection measure .

The biometric playing cards will be built readily available possibly by means of the ‘Seva Sindhu’ portal of the govt or by means of the Fisheries Division, he claimed.

When some individuals urged the Minister to increase all the services readily available in Kisan Credit rating Card to fishermen also, Poojary claimed he will talk about the make a difference with the Main Minister and other officials anxious.

Individuals have also urged the govt to earmark twenty for each cent of the careers in Coastal Stability Police to the fishermen from the area.

The Fisheries Division official claimed at the assembly that coastal Karnataka has close to 3.28 lakh fishermen. Of them, one.57 lakh are actively included in fishing along the coast.

The Karnataka coast has eight fisheries harbours, and 26 fish-landing centres.

The area has 128 fisheries cooperative societies, a single fisheries advancement company, and two fish promoting businesses.

The coastal area has four,585 mechanised fishing vessels, nine,362 motorised boats, and nine,037 traditional place boats, he claimed.