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Inauguaration of NCSCM New Building by Dr. Harsh Vardhan Union Minister

15th July,2017

Venue :
National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management
Anna University Campus
Chennai - 600025. Tamil Nadu




India and the World Bank agreed to further strengthen their partnership to advance India's green-growth agenda


New Delhi, January 13, 2011

India and the World Bank today agreed to further strengthen their partnership to advance India's green-growth agenda at a meeting today between Minister of State for Environment & Forests (Independent Charge) Jairam Ramesh, and World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick.

SICOM project launched

New Delhi, Sep 15, 2010

In a strong show of support, the Minister inaugurated the office of the Society of Integrated Coastal Management (SICOM). This will be the nodal agency for the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project (ICZM) being implemented by the Government of India. Speaking at the event, the Minister emphasised the role of coastal ecosystems as a source of income, a foundation for economic development as well as a barrier against natural disasters.


Coastal Regulation Zone Notification-2011

New Delhi, January 13, 2011

S.O.19(E).- WHEREAS a draft notification under sub-section (1) of section and clause (V) of subsection (2) of section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 was issued inviting objections and suggestions for the declaration of coastal stretches as Coastal Regulation Zone

Draft Dandi Eco-sensitive zone










New Delhi, Oct 13, 2010


Draft of the Traditional Coastal and Marine Fisherfolk
(Protection of Rights) Act 2009-10

An Act to recognize and vest the traditional rights and the occupation of fishing through traditional means in fisherfolk who have been residing in coastal areas for generations and carry on regular fishing activity in coastal and marine areas and to provide a framework for protecting the rights so vested.



Government of India Ministry of Environment and Forests Society of Integrated Coastal Management

For the purpose of protecting environment, the Ministry had issued the Costal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 1991.  


Fishermen children education assistance scheme

Fisheries are an important livelihood for 9 coastal states and 4 Union Territories of India. Traditional fishing communities have a deep knowledge and skill.


Capacity Building on Integrated Coastal Management - Training Plan

New Delhi, Jan 3, 2011


To develop capacity on Integrated Coastal Zone Management, SICOM, Ministry of Environment and Forests, is conducting short courses and training programs.



Project Appraisal Document

May 14, 2010


Report of task force on wetlands

New Delhi, Aug 21, 2006


The Andaman and Nicobar Archipelago consists of over 345 islands, islets and rocky outcrops, with land area extending up to 8,249 km2 and a coastline stretch of 1,962 km; the Andaman Islands constitute 6408 km2 and the Nicobars 1841 km2.


CITES Annual Report 2009

International trade in all wild fauna and flora in general, and the species covered under CITES in particular, is regulated jointly through the provisions of the Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972, the Foreign Trade (Development Regulation) Act 1992, the Foreign Trade Policy of Government of India and Customs Act, 1962.


Annual Report 2010 - 2011

The primary concerns of the Ministry of Environment & Forests under the Government structure are implementation of policies and programmes relating to conservation of the country's natural resources including lakes and rivers, its biodiversity, forests and wildlife, ensuring the welfare of animals and prevention and abatement of pollution.



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