Fishermen in Cuddalore, India will be identified by biometric cards. The main reasons for issuing these cards are to ensure the security of the fishermen and to prevent poachers from illegally entering the coastal areas.
The cards will contain important information about each fisherman.
The cards are intended to serve as vital identity documents that the fishermen can use to obtain various social services. Additionally, this type of card can help authorities locate fishermen who have disappeared during inclement weather.