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
|Start Date||Cost||End Date||Funding Agency|
|Preliminary stage||Rs. 4000 Cr approx||NA||MoEF&CC, GoI|
Overall Responsibilities & Functions
|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.|