Odisha Prepares To Welcome Olive Ridley; Fishing Ban In Olive Ridley Congregation Area

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary today reviewed preparedness for the conservation & protection of OliveRidley turtles for the current nesting season & instructed Depts like Fisheries, Forest and Marine Police to strictly enforce the conservation rules.

For the protection of Olive Ridley turtles in the congregation areas, fishing has been banned from Nov 2019 to March 2020 for which compensation amount of Rs 7500/- would be given to around 8000 fishermen families against their loss.

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