Under the sponsored project from Coconut Development Board "Improved coconut wood canoes for small scale fishing sector of Southeast coast of India" a coconut wood canoe of dimensions 8m Loa, 1.10 m breadth and 0.7m depth with FRP sheathing has been constructed. The coconut wood canoe was completed by February 2021 and handed over to the South Asian Fisherman Fraternity (SAFF), Colachel, Tamil Nadu in March 2021. Fishing trials have been undertaken by fishers at Colachal since then.
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