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  • Coral Reef resilience Studies in Palk Bay - July...
  • International Coastal Clean-up Day 2022 - Report
  • Report on Coastal Structures along Tamil Nadu and...

About National Centre for Coastal Research

In 1997, Government of India implemented Environment Management Capacity Building (EMCB) programme for a period of five years, funded by the International Development Association through the World Bank. The Department of Ocean Development (DOD) established a Project Directorate i.e., Integrated Coastal and Marine Area Management (ICMAM), at Chennai in January,1998 with the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs to implement the EMCB programme.After completion of the World Bank assignment, it was decided by DOD to continue the activities of ICMAM-PD

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