Blue Flag Project Current Affairs - 2020

Eight Indian beaches recommended for Blue Flag international eco-label

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on September 19, 2020 that eight beaches of the country have been recommended for the ‘Blue Flag’ international eco-label. The minister said this on the eve of ‘International Coastal Clean-Up Day’ that is being celebrated across 100 countries since 1986. Recommended Beaches Mr Javadekar also announced India’s own eco-label ‘Beach Read More…

12 Indian beaches in race to top Blue Flag Challenge

Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has selected 12 beaches across the country to compete for Blue Flag Certification. Environment Ministry embarked on Blue Flag project in December 2017. Key Highlights 12 Beaches Selected are: Bhogave (Maharashtra), Shivrajpur (Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), Kasarkod and Padubidri (Karnataka), Miramar (Goa), Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu), Rushikonda (Andhra Read More…

 Blue Flag pilot project launched for beach clean-up and development

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched pilot project ‘Blue Flag’ to develop and enhance standards of cleanliness on beaches. This information was given by Minister of State (MoS) in MoEFCC, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, in reply to a written question in Lok Sabha. Key Facts The ‘Blue Flag’ is a certification Read More…