Coastal Restoration Mission by Government of Tamil Nadu

Government of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday issued orders for the launch of the Tamil Nadu Coastal Restoration Mission which is the fourth mission mode project of the Government after Climate Change Mission, Green Tamil Nadu Mission & Wetland Mission. An announcement to this effect was made by the Minister for Finance and Human Resource Management in the Budget Speech during 2023-2024.

New Coastal Aquaculture Authority Rules, 2024 Published

These rules have replaced the Coastal Aquaculture Authority Rules, 2005. They introduce comprehensive guidelines and procedures for the regulation of coastal aquaculture units and activities. These rules emphasize the importance of responsible aquaculture practices, balancing economic interests with ecological preservation. The rules were notified on January 9, 2024 and have come into force on that same date.