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Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA)

The Central Government, with a view to ensure livelihood security to the fisher communities and other local communities, living in the coastal areas, to conserve and protect coastal stretches, its unique environment and its marine area and to promote development through sustainable manner based on scientific principles taking into account the dangers of natural hazards in the coastal areas.

Sea level rise due to global warming, does hereby, declare the coastal stretches of the country and the water area up to its territorial water limit, exclusing the island of Andaman and Nicobar.

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Shri Arvind Agrawal, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary

Shri Arvind Agrawal, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary

Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA)
Block No: 14/8th Floor, New Sachivalaya,
Sector - 10A, Gandhinagar

+91-(079) 23252660

+91-(079) 23252156

gczma.crz@gmail.com

Head of the Department
23.212809
72.652756
23.212809
72.652756
Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority
Block No: 14/8th Floor, New Sachivalaya,
Sector - 10A, Gandhinagar
Gujarat, India

Functions

  • The Authority shall deal with environmental issues relating to Coastal Regulation Zone which may be referred to it by the State Government of Gujarat, the National Coastal Zone Management Authority or the Central Government, as the case may be.
  • The Authority shall identify ecologically sensitive areas in the Coastal Regulation Zone and formulate area-specific management plans for such identified areas.
  • Authority shall co-ordinate for implementing conservation projects or projects related to upliftment ofcoastal population protection, etc.
  • The Authority shall identity coastal areas highly vulnerable to erosion or degradation and formulate area-specific management plans for such identitied areas and arrange for funding for the implementation of the same.

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