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In the current conditions of impact of climate change on India’s coastal regions, deliberate upon the importance of proposed National Coastal Mission.

Topic : Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

6. In the current conditions of impact of climate change on India’s coastal regions, deliberate upon the importance of proposed National Coastal Mission. (250 words)

Reference: Business Standard 

Why the question:

The question is amidst the plans of the Govt of setting up National Coastal Mission to address climate change impact.

Key Demand of the question:

One has to deliberate upon the importance of proposed National Coastal Mission.

Directive:

Deliberate – Weigh up to what extent something is true. Persuade the reader of your argument by citing relevant research but also remember to point out any flaws and counter- arguments as well. Conclude by stating clearly how far you agree with the original proposition.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start by presenting key facts related to climate change issues in the country.

Body:

The answer body must deliberate upon the importance of proposed National Coastal Mission.

The Mission aims to address impact of climate change on coastal and marine ecosystems, infrastructure and communities in coastal areas through a combination of adaptation and mitigation measures. Some of these measures include strengthening natural shields against extreme weather conditions to protect shorelines, adaptation, improved employment generation opportunities for coastal communities to reduce pressure on coastal and marine ecosystems and enhancing productivity of coastal and marine ecosystems in a sustainable manner.

NAPCC is a comprehensive action plan which outlines measures on climate change-related adaptation and mitigation while simultaneously advancing development.

Discuss the past efforts of the govt. and suggest the positives of such a mission.

Conclusion:

Conclude on a positive note.