Puducherry Beach Fill Work in Full Swing

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A coastal project to restore the lost beach in Puducherry is set to conclude by March 2018, said Shailesh Nayak, the former secretary and present adviser to the Union earth sciences ministry, the Times of India informs. 

Mr Nayak was in Puducherry on Tuesday and Wednesday, leading a team to review the progress of the pilot project in the country to restore the lost beach.

The team included former director of the National center for earth sciences M Baba and delegates from the National institute of ocean technology, Puducherry government officials and representatives of civil society.

During the visit, the team inspected Ariyankuppam Harbor mouth to review the progress of the dredging process and performance of the sand bypassing system, according to the Times of India.

They also visited the old port area, the discharge point of sand nourishment project behind Seagulls’ restaurant and noticed the formation of a sandy beach. They inspected the onshore submerged reef constructed opposite the chief secretariat.

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