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Two more beaches in India have received the ‘Blue Flag’ certification on September 21, 2021. Key Points Blue flag certification is an international eco-level tag. With the addition of two beaches, the total number of such beaches in India have reached to 10. Two beaches that received the certification in 2021 are Kovalam in Tamil ..
On September 19, 2020, the Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that 8 Indian beaches have been recommended for the Blue Flag International Eco label. The announcement was made on the eve of International coastal clean-up day. All the eight beaches have now been provided with the Blue Flag label. Highlights The eight beaches that ..
Governor of Odisha, Professor Ganeshi Lal, inaugurated the 30th edition of the Konark festival of classical dance. The annual 5-day dance festival started on 1st December is being organized in the backdrop of the Sun Temple in Konark, Puri district of Odisha. Konark dance festival showcases the best of India’s classical and traditional dance forms. ..
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Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has selected 12 beaches across the country to compete for Blue Flag Certification. Environment Ministry embarked on Blue Flag project in December 2017. Key Highlights 12 Beaches Selected are: Bhogave (Maharashtra), Shivrajpur (Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), Kasarkod and Padubidri (Karnataka), Miramar (Goa), Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu), Rushikonda (Andhra ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Blue Flag beaches • blue flag certification • Blue Flag Project • Chandrabhaga beach • Foundation for Environmental Education • Odisha • Society for Integrated Coastal Management • Union Minister for Environment Forest and Climate Change • Union Ministry of Environment