The Fishing Harbour providesdirect and indirect employment to about 30,000 Fishermen, Fish workers and people engaged in other ancillary activities.It is considered as one of the major industries of Paradeep port area. The statistics of the generated employment is as follows.
|No. of Boat owners||759|
|No. of crew members||4212|
|Lady workers engaged in grading of fish/shrimp||2300|
|Mechanics and lathe workers||250|
|Carpenters & labourers working in boat building yards||300|
|Persons working in 18 nos. of Ice godowns & 10 nos. of processing plants||2400|
|No. of families fully engaged in dry fish||500 Preparation activity.|
|Basket makers, packers & ice workers||300|
|No. of vehicles engaged in transport of marine products.||200|
So, nearly 30,000 people are directly/indirectly getting opportunities of employment in the fishing trade promoted by this Harbour.