7. MARINE RESEARCH AND CAPACITY BUILDING


The Department has been implementing the Marine Research and Manpower Development Programmes with active participation of educational institutions, National R&D Laboratories, etc. The objective of this programme is to encourage research in newly emerging and front line areas of Coastal Engineering, Marine Chemistry, Marine Biology and Microbiology, Pharmacology, Coastal Zone Management, Exploration and Exploitation of Marine Resources, etc.; to create infrastructure facilities in Universities/ Institutions/ Organizations and to generate specialist Manpower in Ocean Sector.

7.1 Marine Research Projects
7.2 Capacity Building