Kerala Centre for Integrated Coastal Zone Management

The Kerala Government has proposed Integrated Coastal Zone Management with following mission to maximise economic benefits from living marine resources without compromising the long-term health of coastal and marine ecosystems through their scientific conservation and management, and promotion of the health of their environment. The ICZM project will also protect living marine resource habitat for the success of management and conservation efforts and improve the economic status of fisher families and to provide better living conditions in the Coastal area. This scheme envisages the activities to promote Integrated Coastal Zone Management of Kerala including preparation of vision document coastal strategy with suggestion for institutional arrangements and good governance platform.

  • Kerala Centre for Integrated Coastal Management was registered under Travancore – Cochin Literary Scientific & Charitable Societies Act 1955. (Reg. No. TVM/TC/243/2016 dated 24/12/2016)
  • Savings Bank was opened at Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), Gandhi Nagar Branch, Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram. A/c No: 11710100000432 IFSC Code: IOBA0001171.
  • The Director, Directorate of Environment and Climate Change appointed as Project Director of KCICM (Ref: G.O. (Ms) No. 6/2016/Envt dated 01/06/2016.
General Body – KCICM
  • Hon’ble Minister for Environment – Chairman
  • Additional Chief Secretary (Environment) – Vice Chairman
  • Principal Secretary (LSGD)
  • Ex-Officio Principal Secretary (Science & Technology)
  • Director (Fisheries)
  • Director (Agriculture)
  • Director (Environment)
  • Representative of Finance Department
  • Joint Secretary (Forest & Wildlife)
  • Project Director – KCICM
  • One Member nominated by Government
Executive Committee – KCICM
  • Additional Chief Secretary (Environment) – Chairman
  • Principal Secretary (LSGD)
  • Ex-Officio Principal Secretary (Science & Technology)
  • Director (Fisheries)
  • Director (Agriculture)
  • Director (Environment)
  • Representative of Finance Department
  • Joint Secretary (Forest & Wildlife)
  • Project Director – KCICM
  • One Member nominated by Government

Livelihood, Pollution Control measures in selected locations in coastal area, Erosion Control in selected Coastal locations of the State, Conservation Activities in selected Coastal areas, Infrastructure Development, Preparation of ICZM Plan for Kerala, Monitoring and Evaluation, Capacity Building of KCZMA, Capacity Building of Coastal Stakeholders, Kerala Centre for Integrated Coastal Management, Adapting to Climate Change – Study and installation of Tidal measuring instruments (Automatic) and providing Cyclone mitigation Shelters, Educational Assistance to the Traditional Fisher folk children, Improving facilities at Schools.