The Social Situation of Fishermen Community in India’s Coastal Area: A Critical Study

  • M. Punithan Annamalai University
Keywords: Safety, Security, Proper Training, Government facilities and increasing their business


Government of India has to initiate new policy to strengthen fishermen community’s life status along with necessary and essential fishing facilities in all the coastal area of places ,their life is still so pitiable due to poor  financial support and government support for modernize their fishing business from traditional business to contemporary  fishing business .Most of fishermen family’s are daily leaning on fishing business alone they don’t have any other an alternative business to protect their family so, they  do suffer lot even in the contemporary area even no money to buy advance fishing vessels and boat for save their family from poverty and poor situations, their children and family‘s expenditure is managed by their fishing occupation ,government from state to central have to disburse financial package to them on subsidized and concession basis for do their fishing occupation without panic and feelings. If government or any other Nongovernmental organization do this facilities their old fashion fishing style would be promoted to contemporary life style ,then their income, revenue and happiness in family  will be made in their family due to their business growth. Apart from this financial facilities social development and community development authorities are needed thoroughly to train them in fishing occupation with precaution measure and safety measure as a role of humanitarian assistance to them. Proper training, skills, education and forethought is needed and must be inculcated by training officers from the side of government and NGO for their holistic fish catching business.

Author Biography

M. Punithan, Annamalai University

Ph.D.Research Scholar

Department of Economics


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Punithan, M. (2021). The Social Situation of Fishermen Community in India’s Coastal Area: A Critical Study. IJO -International Journal of Business Management, 4(01), 01-09. Retrieved from