Status Of The  Fisheries Sector In Batticaloa District- 2008
S.No Name of Fisheries Inspector Division No. of GN Divisions  No. of fishing villages No. of fish landing centres No. of F.C.S    No. of members of F.C.SS No. of landing point Organization No. of members of Landing Point Organization No. of lagoon fishermen No. of Sea fishermen No. of Active Fishermen No. of Fishing Families Fishing Population
1 Vaharai North  12 20 18 12       1,779 18               2,453            783 1815     2,598       2,702          9,741
2 Vaharai South 
3 Valaichenai Central 6 3 3 6       1,118 3               1,070              85 1325     1,410       1,215          3,263
4 Valaichenai West 5 5 6 7       1,090 5               1,784            782 1325     2,107       1,341          4,863
5 Valaichenai (East) 12 23 7 8       1,617 7               2,159            486 1214     1,700       1,669          5,328
6 Valaichenai South (Kiran) 12 12 8 6       1,267 6               1,539            945 761     1,706       1,579          3,028
7 Chenkalady 35 35 12 12       2,511 12               3,032            817 2215     3,032       2,694        12,258
8 Manmunai North I 25 27 17 9       1,423 15                  674         1,408 2310     3,715          890        10,631
9 Manmunai North II 13 8 8 9       1,230 8                  950            496 662     1,158       1,224          3,774
10 Kattankudy 18 5 5 6          762 4                  440            380 420        800 420 2400
11 Manmunai Pattu 27 11 10 14       1,753 9               1,800            865 758 1623 1640 6650
12 Kaluwanchikudy 41 42 33 17       2,635 12               1,476         1,510 1261     2,771       2,782        11,128
13 Vellavely 12 10 9 6          754 4                  468            770 -        770          779          3,116
14 Paddipalai 18 9 7 5          528 6                  400            582 -        582          521          2,427
15 Manmunai West 169 13 13 13       1,327 13               1,383         1,381 -     1,205       1,192          3,817
Total 405 223 156 130 19794 122 19628 11290 14066 25177 20648 82424
Source: Department of Fishery & Aquatic Resources