National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM)

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  • December 15, 2019
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National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM)

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III- Disaster Management

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  • The Ministry of Environment has set up the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) at
  • It has been setup to undertake studies and research in the area of Coastal Zone Management including coastal resources and environment.
  • The aims and Objectives of the Center are:
    • Strive for being a World Class Knowledge Institution related to coastal zones, environment, resources and processes,
    • To promote integrated and sustainable management of the coastal and marine areas in India for the benefit and wellbeing of the traditional coastal and island communities, and
    • Advice the Union and State Governments and other associated stakeholder(s) on policy, and scientific matters related to Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM).
  • For the first time, Integrated Island Management plans including holistic island development plans have been prepared by NCSCM for implementation by coastal States/ UTs.

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