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GEC initiates steps to conserve natural resources in Navsari
Conservation of natural resources is an important component of the GANDHI project, which is being implemented by GEC in association with Gujarat Vidyapith in Navsari district. As a part of it, GEC has taken up renovation of pond and its beautification in Aat and Samapore villages to promote rain water harvesting. In addition to the same, garden and green belt development work has also been initiated in Sultanpur village. Bhumi Pujan of these activities have been done on May 21, 2016 by Shri S. K. Chaturvedi, IFS, Member Secretary, GEC; Shri R. C. Patel, Nayab Dandak, Gujarat Vidhaan Sabha, Government of Gujarat & MLA Jalalpore; Smt. Rekhaben, District Panchayat Member; Senior Officials of Taluka Panchayat; Shri Timbriya, Coordinator, Krushi Vigyan Kendra; Sarpanch from GANDHI project villages, CBO Presidents & Secretaries and community members. GANDHI project is funded by SICOM, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India. Images


Review of draft state level oil spill contingency plan of Gujarat coast
On April 26, 2016 a meeting was Chaired by Shri S. K. Chaturvedi, IFS Member Secretary, Gujarat Ecology Commission & Project Director, ICZMP Gujarat to review the draft state level oil spill contingency plan prepared by KITCO. The meeting was attended by officials of GEC, GPCB, GMB and Forests & Environment Department, Government of GujaratImages


Orientation workshop on CRZ notification for district officials of Anand
Gujarat Ecology Commission (SPMU Gujarat) conducted an orientation workshop on CRZ notification 2011 for the district officials of Anand on April 12, 2016. The workshop was chaired by Dr. Dhavalkumar Patel, IAS District Collector and had a participation of over 27 district level officials from rural development, GPCB, District Coastal Zone Management Authority and other related department. The workshop focused on the notification and its provisions. The sessions were conducted by Mr. Nischal Joshi, Sr. Manager (Project), Gujarat Ecology Commission. Orientation workshops on CRZ notification is an initiative of World Bank funded Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project to build capacity of district officials in managing the coast. Images


STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATIONS FOR ICZM PLAN OF GULF OF KACHCHH

GEC, the Gujarat State Project Management Unit (SPMU) in association with DHI India is preparing an Integrated Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Gulf of Kachchh. Consultations with multiple stakeholders are an important part of the plan preparation, which would play a significant role in making an inclusive Integrated Coastal Zone Management Plan. For more information about the consultations, please contact Mr. Nischal Joshi, Sr. Manager (Projects), Gujarat Ecology Commission on mail@geciczmp.com or call on 079-23257656-659. Tentative Schedule Terms of Reference   more

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Solar Training

A series of workshops were conducted by the Gujarat State Project Management

Entry-Point Activities

As part of the Integrate Coastal Zone Management Project in Gujarat, a number of entry-point activities have been identified after initial interactions

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QUIZ - Know Our Coast

Which of these is a benefit derived out of a dense mangrove cover along the coast?
Protection for natural calamities such as hurricanes, cyclones, etc.
Prevention of salinity intrusion
Habitat for increase in marine biodiversity
All of the above