CACRA: A worrying issue has been brought to light by Cacra fishermen, who claim that since 2014, the Goa Fisheries Department has not collected the corpus fund from non-motorized fishermen.
A wave of dissatisfaction among fishermen has been sparked by this disclosure, casting doubt on the impartiality and openness of the department’s policies.
The impacted fishing community is angry and in search of explanations when it was found that the corpus fund, which was meant for the welfare and advancement of fishermen, had been disregarded for almost eight years. Fishermen in Accra are now pressuring the Fisheries Department to be transparent and accountable.
The fishermen are asking the concerned minister to give a detailed explanation for why the corpus fund has not been collected, and they are raising doubts about the causes for this extended disregard.
A increasing call for action could result from the absence of funding, which could potentially affect the non-motorized fishermen’s financial stability and development plans.
Concerns are heightened by the fact that Cacra fisherman believe the Fisheries Department is specifically targeting them.
The community has raised concerns regarding the department’s impartiality in enforcing laws, claiming that only a select group of small farmers are excused from contributing to the corpus fund.
The fishermen of Cacra are now requesting that the government take up the matter at the next assembly session in response to these complaints. They are looking for a forum where the issues of the