The President of India is pleased to impose a uniform ban on fishing by all fishing vessels in the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) beyond territorial waters on the East Coast [including Andaman, & Nicobar Islands] and West Coast [including Lakshadweep Islands] as per period mentioned below for conservation and effective management of fishery resources and also for sea safety reasons:

East Coast-from 15th April to 14th June, 2022 (both days inclusive) (61 days)
West Coast-from 01st June to 31″ July, 2022 (both days inclusive) (61 days)

The traditional non-motorized units shall be exempted from this uniform fishing ban imposed in the Indian EEZ beyond territorial waters.