Based on the success of the Phase-I of the ICZM project and an in-principle approval from DEA, Ministry of Finance; the project is being extended to all the 13 Coastal States/UTs (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Odisha, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Puducherry, Kerala, Karnataka, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar Island, Lakshadweep). Preparatory activities for the Phase-II is in progress.

The project activities in the identified coastal stretches of the respective States/UTs shall be grouped under the following broad themes:

  • Conservation of coastal & marine ecological resources.
  • Coastal pollution management and related infrastructure upgrade.
  • Livelihood security and sustainable development of coastal communities.
  • Capacity building & implementation of ICZM Plans.

Project At a Glance

Project At a Glance
Start Date Cost End Date Funding Agency
Preliminary stage Rs. 4000 Cr approx NA MoEF&CC, GoI

Overall Responsibilities & Functions

Overall Responsibilities & Functions
Responsible Institution Function
MoEF&CC, GoI Providing national policy and implementation framework, approval of annual plans and implementation oversight.
SICOM as NPMU under MoEF&CC, GoI Project implementation leadership, accountability to achieving Project Development Objectives (PDOs), implementation of the National Component.
DoFE in each Coastal State/UTs Providing state policy and implementation leadership framework, approval of state level annual plans and budget, and implementation oversight.
SPMUs under the respective DoFEs of each Coastal State/UTs State level project implementation leadership and accountability to achieving Project Development Objectives (PDOs), implementation of the state level components.