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Chandrabhaga beach becomes Asia’s first beach to get Blue Flag certification

The Chandrabhaga beach on the Konark coast of Odisha has become the Asia’s first beach to get the Blue Flag certification — the tag given to environment-friendly and clean beaches, equipped with amenities of international standards for tourists. The beach awarded the honour on World Environment Day (WED) on June 5, 2018. Apart from this, ..

Project Blue Flag

With prime objective of enhancing standards of cleanliness, upkeep and basic amenities at beaches, this Ministry has launched a pilot project for beach cleanup and development, also striving for the “Blue Flag” Certification for such identified beaches. Note: The ‘Blue Flag’ is a certification by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) that  beach or sustainable boating tourism ..