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Maha to demarcate Cuffe Parade Koliwada in Mumbai: Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The government would soon carry out the demarcation of fishermen's colony in the Parade business district in south Mumbai, the has been told.

Replying to a calling attention motion tabled by (NCP) MLC Rahul Narvekar Friday, Revenue said a committee constituted for effecting a survey and demarcation of fishermen colonies in has completed the work to measure external boundaries of seven such clusters.

"A locality with significant numbers of fishermen at Parade will be declared as a fishermen's colony as a special case and its measurement and demarcation will be carried out," he said.

The said the officers in the fisheries department will be consulted and a decision in the matter will be taken after verifying the records.

"Similarly, a meeting of all the concerned will be convened to discuss the problems of the fishermen in such colonies," he said.

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First Published: Sat, December 01 2018. 10:55 IST