Coastal geography Current Affairs, GK & News

Why do Indian Coastal states fare better in NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index?

Niti Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index of 2020 has been released. Gujarat topped the list and followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. As per the report, six of eight coastal states secured their places in the top ten rankings. That clearly indicates the importance of the export facilities of the states. The index Niti Aayog has ..

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Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launchs a draft titled ‘Environmental and Social Management Framework

For Integrated coastal zone management (ICZM), the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched a draft titled ‘Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF)”, which is a part of a World Bank-funded project. The draft plan will dictate how prospective infrastructure projects situated along the coast ought to be assessed before they ..

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DCIL inks a MoU with Water & Power Consultancy Services (India) Limited (WAPCOS) to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy

The Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCIL) has inked a MoU with Water & Power Consultancy Services (India) Limited (WAPCOS) to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy.The two firms will work together to explore projects in water resources, power and infrastructure, port and harbour dredging, shallow water dredging, ..

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Blue Flag Project

The Union Environment Ministry has launched a pilot project ‘Blue Flag’ for beach clean-up and development. The purpose of the project is to enhance standards of cleanliness, upkeep and basic amenities at beaches. Under the pilot programme, each of the coast of the state/UT was requested to identify/nominate a beach, which is to be funded ..

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