The Fisheries Department has made elaborate arrangements for celebrating its centenary in various parts of coastal villages in the State this month.

District-level competitions for fishermen and a health camp to benefit their family members will form part of the celebrations.

In Pudukottai, a mega health camp will be held at Pudukudi village on February 14. Men, women, and children will be screened for various ailments. Follow-up treatment will also be ensured, wherever necessary, sources said. The same day, boat race and swimming competition will be held in the afternoon at R. Pudupattinam.

Centenary of Fisheries Department to be celebrated in coastal villages