Implication of SEZ on the Fishing Community of Kutch, Gujarat

A network of three NGOs, namely Setu (Bhadreshwar), Yusuf Maheraully Centre (YMC) and Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan (KMVS), working for the comprehensive development of the coastal communities of Mundra has taken over the issue. With an aim of guarantying the rights of livelihood to the
fishing communities, the NGOs have organized various workshops, padyatras and awareness campaigns. This paper has been commenced to understand the implication of SEZ on the fishing community of the area, with an aim of collaborating with the like minded people and institutes/organizations for attending the issue.