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Karnataka fishermen to get QR code-based biometric cards


The Karnataka government will issue an order making the QR code-based biometric cards mandatory for fishermen.

Speaking at a meeting on coastal fisheries in Mangaluru, Kota Srinivasa Poojary, Karnataka Minister for Port and Fisheries, said the government plans to introduce QR code-based biometric cards to fishermen as a safety measure .

The biometric cards will be made available either through the ‘Seva Sindhu’ portal of the government or through the Fisheries Department, he said.

When some participants urged the Minister to extend all the facilities available in Kisan Credit Card to fishermen also, Poojary said he will discuss the matter with ...


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