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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 ..
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
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 ..
The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched pilot project ‘Blue Flag’ to develop and enhance standards of cleanliness on beaches. This information was given by Minister of State (MoS) in MoEFCC, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, in reply to a written question in Lok Sabha. Key Facts The ‘Blue Flag’ is a certification ..