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Eight Indian beaches get prestigious Blue Flag certification; PM Modi says 'wonderful feat'

Eight beaches in India have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag certification, the environment ministry said on Sunday

twitter-logoPTI | October 12, 2020 | Updated 12:07 IST
Eight Indian beaches get prestigious Blue Flag certification; PM Modi says 'wonderful feat'
Terming it a "proud moment" for the country, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the certification is a global recognition of India's conservation and sustainable development efforts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described the prestigious Blue Flag Certification for eight Indian beaches as a wonderful feat and said it showcases the importance India attaches to protecting such spots and furthering sustainable development.

Eight beaches in India have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag certification, the environment ministry said on Sunday. "Eight of India's serene beaches get the prestigious Blue Flag Certification. This showcases the importance India attaches to protecting such spots and furthering sustainable development.

Truly a wonderful feat!" the prime minister tweeted, tagging a report in this regard. Terming it a "proud moment" for the country, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the certification is a global recognition of India's conservation and sustainable development efforts.

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