Boaters Development

BOATERS ASSOCIATION – HOGENAKKAL WATER FALLS – OXFORD COMMITTEE FOR FAMINE RELIEF (OXFAM – UK)

There is a water fall at Hogenakkal across the river Cauvery in Dharmapuri District, it is one of the important tourist centres In Tamil Nadu.

There are 400 boaters ferrying the boats across the river carrying the tourist from one side of the river bank to other side of the river bank.

RIDO has formed them in to an Association and brought them under systematic work like wearing uniform and badge again made them to earn minimum amount per day to look after their family.

They have been instigated to insure their boat and their life with Insurance Corporation of India.