PANJIM: The Directorate of Fisheries has issued an order on Thursday via an official gazette, wherein the amount of fees to be paid by various fishermen upon their registration, were announced.
“Administrative approval of government is hereby accorded to permit and register the individual fishermen to transport their fish catch within the State or outside the State,” said the order of the Fisheries Department, which gave out the breakup of these fees.
For trawler/purse-seiner fishing vessels that are under 15 metres in size, the registration fees per vessel per season is Rs 2,000.
Similarly, for trawler fishing vessels between the size of 15 to 18 metres, the fee is Rs 3,000.
Then for purse-seiner/trawler-cum-purse-seiner fishing vessels that are between the size of 15 and 18 metres is Rs 5,000.
For trawler/purse-seiner fishing vessels that are between the six of 18 and 20 metres, the fee is Rs 8,000.
For trawler/purse-seiner fishing vessels above the size of 20 metres, it is Rs 10,000.
Finally, the fee for a canoe owner/ramponkar is Rs 1,000. The order was issued by Shamila Monteiro, Director and Joint Secretary of Fisheries Department.