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India's Policy for Protecting the Coastal Environment for Sustainable Use

The Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, has created a statutory innovation in the form of a legal notification for the protection and planned development of coastal areas, including the reservation of areas in coastal zones set aside as No-Development Zones. The notification crystallizes a fairly firm policy to protect coastal areas from unplanned and indiscriminate human activities.

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IGES
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1991