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SAMUDRA News AlertsGlobal meet on mackerel genetics

Fisheries experts from eight countries will meet in Kochi, India, on Tuesday for...

Sea turtles endangered by artisanal fish...

Sea turtles are threatened by ongoing artisanal fishing, due to incidental by-ca...

Evicted Indian fisherfolk seek restorati...

Around 10,000 poor fishermen who were evicted from Jambudwip, an isolated island...

Fisheries is an important sector in India--it provides...

employment to millions of people and contributes to food security of the country. With a coastline of over 8,000 km, an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of over 2 million sq km,

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Coastal Protection and Development Advisory Committee


Theme(s) : Government Ministries and Department.


URL : http://cwc.gov.in/CPDAC/index.html


Coastal Protection and Development Advisory Committee (CPDAC) is a high level body of experts in the field of coastal engineering, which is regularly approached by the maritime States and other concerned organizations for specific advice on the problems of coastal erosion. CPDAC is headed by Member (RM), Central Water Commission with C.E. (P&D), Central Water Commission, as its Member-Secretary and the representatives of Coastal States and the related Central Departments as its members