Gujarat Ecology Commission has organized an awareness workshop on CRZ Notification 2011 in Bhuj, Kachchh on October 30, 2013 for the members of district level coastal zone management authority. The workshop began with an introduction and welcome speech by the Additional District Collector, Mr. D. B. Shah, in which he emphasised on the importance of coastal zone management and the significant role that Kachchh plays in maritime sector of the state.
The workshop was attended by over 60 district and block level officials of various departments. A presentation on CRZ Notification 2011 and its provisions was done by Sr. Manager Project, GEC through which he explained the genesis of the notification, its provisions and role of Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority. The workshop provided an opportunity for the officials to know more about coastal zone management and provisions under CRZ notification. All the participants have been given a copy of reference material, which includes Gazette on CRZ notification 2011 (English & Gujarati), FAQs on CRZ Notification 2011, Quick Reference on CRZ Notification, presentation on CRZ Notification 2011 and integrated coastal zone management.