Two new Indian beaches from Lakshadweep receive 'Blue Flag' certification

India now has 12 beaches certified under the Blue Flag Certification. Last time it was in September 2021 when Kovalam Beach in Tamil Nadu and Eden Beach in Puducherry made it to the list.

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Nitin Kumar New Delhi
Two beaches from Lakshadweep — Minicoy Thundi Beach and Kadmat Beach — were added to the list of ‘Blue Beaches’ by the Foundation for Environment Education (FEE), the government announced on Wednesday. 

“Minicoy Thundi Beach and Kadmat Beach are the proud entrants in the coveted list of ‘Blue Beaches’, an eco-label given to the cleanest beaches in the world,” Bhupender Yadav, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) said. 

With the new additions, India now has 12 beaches certified under the Blue Flag Certification. Last time it was in September 2021 when Kovalam Beach in Tamil Nadu and Eden

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First Published: Oct 27 2022 | 12:29 AM IST

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