The Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, distributed the motorcycle cum ice box to 15 fishermen and the auto cum ice box to 2 fishermen at the fishermen conference held on the occasion of World Fisheries Day at his residence office here today. On this occasion, the Chief Minister also distributed a check of the first installment grant to 10 fishermen beneficiaries under the Fishermen Housing Scheme.

On the occasion of the inauguration of the program, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel worshiped the boat, canoe and net after lighting the lamp. Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Chaubey presided over the program. Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Kunwar Singh Nishad, Ms. Shakuntala Sahu, Mr. Vikas Upadhyay, President of Chhattisgarh State Fishermen Welfare Board Mr. M.R. Nishad, Commissioner of Agricultural Production, Dr. M. Geeta, Director Fisheries Mr. V.K. Shukla was present.

The Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel distributed a check for the first installment of Rs. 40 thousand to 10 selected beneficiaries under the Fishermen Housing Construction Scheme.