FEE Denmark has awarded Golden Beach located in the state of Odisha with the prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ certification. Golden Beach is one of the 8 beaches in the country that have been granted Blue Flag certification. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has given this information. He tweeted on social media Twitter that it was “very happy to share the information that Golden Beach has received Blue Flag certification, just like FEE Denmark. This eco-label will add charm to the world-class Heritage City.”
Glad to share that Golden Beach of #Puri has received coveted #BlueFlag certification by FEE Denmark by conforming to the stringent environmental norm and ensuring world class sustainable tourist amenities. The renowned eco-label will add to the charm of the #WorldHeritageCity . pic.twitter.com/b7o6GWKxV1
Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) October 11, 2020
8 beaches of the country have been given ‘Blue Flag’ certification simultaneously. These 8 beaches are Shivraj Beach (Dwarka-Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), Kasarcode and Padubidri Beach (Karnataka), Kappad Beach (Kerala), Rushikonda Beach (Andhra Pradesh), Golden Beach Beach (Odisha) and Radhanagar Beach (Andaman-Nicobar ) Huh. This is the first time in the history of FEE. When 8 beaches in a country once got the ‘blue flag’ tag. Let us know about the ‘Blue Flag’ certification in detail-
What is F.E.
The full name of FEE is the Foundation for Environment Education Foundation for Environmental Education. It was established in 1987. At that time only five countries were its members. FEE is a non-governmental, non-profit organization. Its main objective is to promote sustainable development through environmental education. FEE is active through five programs. There is a ‘Blue Flag’ among them.
What is ‘blue flag’
The ‘Blue Flag’ certification is a global award given to clean and safe beaches. If a beach stands on 33 standards of FEE, including environmental, educational and safety etc. Such beaches are given blue flag certification. Blue flag certification has been given to 8 beaches in the country.