Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project (ICZMP) (Odisha)
The Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project on pilot basis will be implemented in three states – Gujarat, Odisha and West Bengal. In our state the project on pilot basis will be implemented in two coastal stretches – Paradeep to Dhamra and Gopalpur to Chilika. The financial outlay of the project is 227.64 crores, our state government is also contributing 10% of the total financial outlay.
The major issues in our coastal region are - Coastal Erosion and Associated Oceanographic Processes, Vulnerability to Disaster, Biodiversity Conservation, Livelihood Security, Pollution/ Environmental Quality Management, Conservation of Cultural/ Archaeological Assets. Looking at these issues our project implementing agencies
Coordination of activities of various stakeholders in an integrated approach for the
sustainable usages of the coastal natural resources maintaining the natural environment.See more