Government Launches Web Portal for Obtaining CRZ Clearances (Download PDF)

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A web portal for obtaining CRZ clearances was launched by Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave. The launch of the portal is an example of ease of doing business. Portal launched is a web-based system for obtaining clearances required from the ministry under the CRZ by the project proponents.

Government launches Web Portal for obtaining CRZ Clearances

Government Launches Web Portal for Obtaining CRZ Clearances

Government launches Web Portal for obtaining CRZ Clearances

Highlights:

  • System is based on web architecture.
  • Similar to the existing systems in place for according environmental and forest clearances.
  • Allocates a unique identity for each proposal for all future references.
  • Serve as a link between the public and the government.
  • Portal is a user-friendly initiative.
  • Enables submission of applications for CRZ clearance in a single-window interface.
  • Common and standardized procedures.
  • Processes across all the central and state levels.
  • Ensure ease of business.
  • Convenience of citizens in accessing information and services.
  • Accessible from any computer having the internet facility.

About of CRZ:

  • Coastal land up to 500m from the High Tide Line (HTL) and a stage of 100m along banks of creeks, estuaries, backwater and rivers subject to tidal fluctuations, is called the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ).
  • Some activity that has necessarily to be located in coastal regions like:

    • Protection of livelihoods of traditional fisher folk communities
    • Preservation of coastal ecology
    • Promotion of economic
  • Notified by the govt of India in 1991 for the first time.
  • Under this coastal areas have been classified as:
Image of coastal areas have been classified

Image of Coastal Areas Have Been Classified

Image of coastal areas have been classified

- Published/Last Modified on: March 20, 2017

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