ESA 34,000 sq.km of Ecologically Sensitive Areas (ESA) and 12 Critically Vulnerable Coastal Areas (CVCA) have been mapped along the Coast of India
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Ecosystem
Goods & Services
Assessment of Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Goods and Services of all ESA helps linking Coastal Zone Management to Ecosystem Services More
EROSION
Nearly 45% of India’s coast experiences erosion, of which 7% is highly eroding
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Blue Flag Beach
Safe bathing zones and bathing water quality of 10 blue flag beaches assessed
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Blue Carbon
Seagrass ecosystems capture 5% more carbon than subtropical rainforests
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INDIA COASTLINE

7517 km

COASTAL DISTRICTS

78

FISHING VILLAGES

3432

FISH LANDING CENTERS

1537

COASTAL POPULATION

171 Million

Shri Narendra Modi

Shri Narendra Modi

Hon’ble Prime Minister

Sh. Bhupender Yadav

Sh. Bhupender Yadav

Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Chairman HPSC & GB of NCSCM

Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey

Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey

Hon’ble Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change

WHAT’S NEW

Slide
More Potentials of Offshore Wind Energy Resource for the coast of India (POWER)
Slide Portal for
Coastal Zone Management Plan 2011
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Slide Ecosystem Health Report Card - II
2020 - 2021
More Bhitarkanika Conservation Area
Slide The beaches that have been awarded the ‘BLUE FLAG” are Shivrajpur (Dwarka-Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), Kasarkod and Padubidri (Karnataka), Kappad (Kerala), Rushikonda (AP), Golden (Puri-Odisha) and Radhanagar (A&N Islands). More Proud moment for India Slide Shoreline change mapping completed for the following states:
Period of 1990 - 2021 @ Scale : 1:25000
Spatial Resolution : 30m - 9cm GSD
1. Maharashtra
2. Goa
3. Karnataka
4. Tamil Nadu
5. Puducherry
6. Andhra Pradesh
7. Odisha
More High Resolution Shoreline Change
Mapping for Coastal states of India
Slide A framework and action plan
More Draft National Coastal
Marine Spatial Plan

DIVISIONS

Coastal Environmental Impact Assessment (CIA)
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CMR
Conservation of Coastal and Marine Resources (CMR)
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FTR
Futuristic Research (FTR)
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GEO
Geospatial Sciences (GEO)
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Integrated Social Sciences & Economics (ISE)
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Integrated Island Management (A Unit of FTR)
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Knowledge, Governance and Policy (KGP)
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HOLISTIC WETLAND MANAGEMENT

India adds eleven more Ramsar wetlands to made total 75, which is highest in Asia
  • Tampara Lake

  • Hirakud Reservoir
  • Ansupa Lake
  • Yashwant Sagar
  • Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary
  • Suchindram Theroor Wetland Complex
  • Vaduvur Bird Sanctuary
  • Kanjirankulam Bird Sanctuary
  • Thane Creek
  • Hygam Wetland Conservation Reserve
  • Shallbugh Wetland Conservation Reserve

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RESEARCH

NCSCM undertakes cutting-edge research through the HPSC approved In-house and National research studies. Further International projects of national and global relevance is also undertaken

In-House Research

Ensuring Integrated Management of Coastal Spaces

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National Research

Aligning with National Priorities

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International Research

Taking regional research globally

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CERTIFICATIONS

NABET Certification

CPCB Certification

AERB Certification

ISO 9001 Certification

ISO 45001 Certification

Platinum IGBC LEED Certification

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Annual Report
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Technical Report
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CZMP
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Guidelines
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Books
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Health Report Card
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Policy Brief
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Fact Sheet
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REALTIME MONITORING

CReON

Data

Greenhouse Gas

Coming Soon

AAQMS

Coming Soon