CM releases Rs 29 crores as diesel subsidy
Merchandise Boat Owners Association along with the Minister for Excise and Prohibition Mr Mopidevi Venkataramana met the Chief Minister Mr N Kiran Kumar Reddy at the camp office here today. They thanked the Chief Minister for releasing Rs 29 Crores towards diesel subsidy for fishing boats which was pending for the last four years, according to an official release here. The association members also thanked the Chief Minister for allocating an amount of Rs 245 Crores for fisheries development. The members thanked the Chief Minister for enhancing the government component for construction of fishermen houses from Rs 45,000 to 65,000 on par with SCs and STs, the release added.