Environment Ministry Launches Pilot Project ‘Blue Flag’ for Beach Clean-up

To enhance standards of cleanliness on beaches, the environment ministry has launched a pilot project ‘Blue Flag’ for its clean-up and development.

With the prime objective of enhancing standards of cleanliness, upkeep and basic amenities at beaches, the ministry has launched a pilot project, also striving for the ‘Blue Flag’ certification for such identified beaches. The ‘Blue Flag’ is a certification by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) that a beach, Marina or sustainable boating tourism operator, meets its stringent standards.
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  • Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change- Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
Source- DD News