Coastal Regulation Zone: How rules for building along coast have evolved

Background The Supreme Court has recently ordered the demolition of some constructions in Kerala‚Äôs Ernakulum, for violating Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) norms. While the CRZ Rules are made by the Union Environment Ministry, implementation is supposed to be done by state governments through their Coastal Zone Management Authorities. The states are also supposed to frame … Continue reading Coastal Regulation Zone: How rules for building along coast have evolved