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The following studies have been conducted by this department in various subjects related to Lakshadweep

 NO

 NAME OF STUDY

 CONDUCTED BY

 FINDINGS

 YEAR

1

Report of the Survey of  Marine Algal Resources of Lakshadweep

The Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar,

Determined the standing crop of the seaweeds and their distribution with a view to their immediate utilization for the socio economic betterment of the islanders.

 

1979

2

Report of the Expert Team on Environmental Assessment of Development activities in Lakshadweep Islands

 

 

 

1985

3

The strategy for the INTEGRATED Development of Lakshadweep Island

Planning Commission, New Delhi

Advised an appropriate strategy for an integrated development of the lakshadweep islands.

1986

4

Report of the Committee constituted by the M/o Transport to draw up a detailed plan for further Development of Harbour Facilities in Lakshadweep Islands

M/o Transport, (Department of Surface Transport)New Delhi

 

1986

5

Survey of Fishing Potential of Lakshadweep

CMFRI, Cochin

 

1987

6

Report of Expert Committee on Island Development Institute

Planning Commission IDA

Advised to provide skilled vocational training and encourage self employment through the institutional approach.

1987

7

Land Use Pattern in Lakshadweep

Dr. Chaturvedi

Indicated future land utilisation strategies both with respect of very small land areas and extensive lagoonal and shallow coastal areas.

 

1987

8

Proposals for the Developmental Tourism in the Andaman & Lakshadweep Islands

Shri.Romi Khosla Committee

Formulated a clear picture of the holding capacity of the islands.

1987

9

Detailed project Report  on Construction of Break water and Wharf on the eastern side of Minicoy Islands, Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep Harbour Works  Lakshadweep

Obtained bore hole data for the proposed project.

1987

10

The Structure of Development bodies for the Andaman & Nicobar islands and the Lakshadweep islands.

 

Management Development Institute on behalf of Planning Commission.

Provided organizational structure of development bodies to be constituted in the unique situation of the islands.

1988

11

Vocational Curriculum in marine fisheries for VII,IXC & X classes in Lakshadweep 

 

Department of ocean Development, Govt.India

 

Advised to introduce vocational education at High school level so that they can develop a confidence that on completion they can manage the marine living sources and fisheries.

 

1988

12

Master Plan for Lakshadweep Island for Development of Fisheries

M/o Agriculture, New Delhi

This will help concerned authorities in respective planning for fisheries development in lakshadweep in coming years.

1988

13

Educational Development in Lakshadweep Planning and Dimension

National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi

Advised how to improve the quality and relevance of education in the islands.

1988

14

Guidelines for environmentally sound development Strategy for A&N & Lakshadweep Islands.

 

Cecil Saldhana on request of IDA

Guided to ensure integrated development strategy is  sustainable and environmentally sound

1988

15

Lakshadweep Island Development possibilities

 

Shri.Romi Khosla Commission

 

1988

16

Report of the group constituted to look into the Unemployment problem in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep

B.Roy  Committee

Prepared immediate and short-term measures required to be taken to tackle the unemployment problem.

1989

17

Restructuring/Redesigning of the Administrative set up of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep

Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin

Re-designed the organization structure with emphasis on the coordination control system and the decision authorities at various levels.

1989

18

Maldives and lakshadweep                    A note on water sanitation in the islands.

Fr.Cecil J.Saldhana

A comparative study of water and sanitation in the islands.

1989

19

Report of the Working Group for Waste lands Development Sector in the VIII Five Year Plan

M/o E & F New Delhi

 

1989

20

Geophysical and Hydrogeological  Studies for the Assessment of Ground water Resources potential in the U.T of Lakshadweep

Centre for Earth Science Studies, Trivandrum

Generated data for water resource assessment for developing appropriate technology for its exploitation.

1989

21

Expert committee report on construction of buildings in lakshadweep A&N islands.               

 

 

 

Guidelines for the implementation strategy for the design of Govt. buildings and the promotion of the use of appropriate building materials.

1989

22

Project Report for Deployment of Solar Photo Voltaic Systems in the Lakshadweep Islands

 

Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd, Electronic Division Bangalore

Advised for direct conversion of sunlight into electricity, thus minimizing pollution from diesel as well as Air & Noise.

1989

23

Wave Power Potential of the  Lakshadweep and Andaman Nicobar Islands

 

Centre for Earth Science Studies, Trivandrum

Useful reference material in making policy decisions and planning criteria for the development of islands with the present day technological developments.

1990

24

Report on Establishing a Mini cement plant at Kavaratti Island  .

 

Kerala  Industrial & Technical Consultancy Organization Ltd. Kochi.

Advised to establish a mini cement plant of 20 T/D capacity to manufacture white cement.

1990

25

Water Resources in Kavaratti island and appraisal

National Geophysical Research Institute Hyderabad

Envisaged a hazard free scheme for development of water resources at Kavaratti.

1990

26

A Study of Training needs for Lakshadweep Islands

Institute of Applied Manpower Research New Delhi.

Assessed demand for various skills over the next decade

1991

27

Land Use Plan for Lakshadweep

National Transportation Planning & Research Centre (NATPAC), Trivandrum

Advised a better environment, Preservation of natural resource and Integrated Development

1991

28

Studies on Ornithological Survey of Pitti Island.

Madras Naturalist Society, Madras

Fformulated a proper conservation policy for protecting the nesting colony which has been badly affected by human interference and natural causes.

1991

29

Lakshadweep Infrastructure for Inter Island Ferries.

 

Govt. of India ,Ministry of Surface Transport.

The new landing facilities and their environmental impact consequent on the introduction IIF are discussed.

 

1991

30

Lakshadweep Infrastructure  for inter island ferries

M/o Surface Transport GOI

 

1991

31

Construction and Innovation of FRP Fishing Boats

CIFT, Kochi & Samudra Engineering Company Aroor, Kerala.

 

1992

32

Studies on Coastal Morphology, Sediment movement and bathymetry in selected Islands of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep

Centre for Earth Science Studies, Trivandrum

Generated base line data on the long term erosional and acrretional behavior of the beach.

1993

33

Report of the Expert Group set up by Planning Commission on prospects of Rubber, Coir and Boat Building Industries in Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep group of islands

Development Commissioner (Small Scale Industries) M/o Industry, New Delhi

 

1993

34

A study of Correlates of Academic Achievement of Scheduled Tribe Students of Lakshadweep

Dr. Thampi Durai, Govt. High School, Kavaratti

Studied the level of academic achievement, academic achievement motivation and personality adjustment of the ST students of high School in lakshadweep

1994

35

A comprehensive design of Waste water collection, treatment and disposal system for Kavaratti Island UT of Lakshadweep

Centre for Environmental Science & Technology, Shri. Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering Mysore

Designed an efficient system for waste water collection, treatment and disposal system for Kavaratti Island

1994

36

Ground Water Resources and Management in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep Part.III Andrott & Minicoy Island

Central Ground Water Board, New Delhi

Aassessed methodology for resource evaluation in this islands for adapting climatic water balance.

1995

37

Assessment of Ground Water Recharge in Kavaratti Island U.T of Lakshadweep

 

 

Centre for Earth science Studies, Trivandrum

Eestimated the ground water recharge, temporal change in the geometry and physico chemical properties of fresh water lens and to evaluate the ground water resource potential, water level fluctuation etc.

1995

38

Taxonomic and Ecological Survey of the Lakshadweep for Perumal Marine park

 

Goa university, Goa.

 

Surveyed the marine fauna and flora of the Lakshadweep, to obtain quantitative data on the density, distribution and community characteristics of corals and associated organisms and suggested guidelines for establishing a marine park.

 

1996

39

Development of Comprehensive Waste Management System for Lakshadweep Islands

NEERI, Nagpur

Designed appropriately for collection and transportation of the entire quantity of the solid waste generated in the collection area for its possible processing and ultimate disposal.

1996

40

The Kavaratti Island An Environmental Study

Environmental Resource Research Centre, Trivandrum

Undertaken EIA study of island and  recommended the guidelines with regard to CRZ regulations.

1996

41

Report of the Expert Committee on Ocean Part of the Coastal Zone

Department of Ocean Development New Delhi

Considered environment related activities for the purpose of  Ocean  regulation  area.

1996

42

Tinnakara Island An Environmental Study

 

Environmental Resource Research Centre, Trivandrum

Undertaken EIA study of island and  recommended the guidelines with regard to CRZ regulations

1996

43

Identification of Air-strip Corridors based on Environmental Impact Assessment in Kavaratti, Andrott, Kadmat, Kiltan and Minicoy Islands of Lakshadweep

Centre for Earth Science Studies, Trivandrum

Suitability assessment with respect to Coastal Zone regulation.

 

1996-97

44

Education and Health Profile of Families in Marumakkathayam System with Special reference to Women and Children

The Research Institute, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, Kochi

Focused the various characteristic features associated with education and health aspects of women and children and the extent and effect of the Marumakkathayam system on the islanders

1997

45

Studies on Coastal Erosion and Sediment Movement in Selected Islands of U.T of Lakshadweep

Centre for Earth Science Studies, Trivandrum

 

1997

46

Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System (COMAPS)- Annual Report 1996-97

Centre for Earth Science Studies Trivandrum

Studied the physical and biological parameters of the marine environment of the islands.

1997

47

Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System (COMAPS)- Annual Report 1997-98

Centre for Earth Science Studies Trivandrum

Do

1998

48

Pilot Coral Reef Monitoring Exercise, Kadmat Island, Lakshadweep

 

NIO Goa

This report details the activities undertaken as part of this exercise, the results obtained and the future action plans that are being conceived.

1999

49

Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment of the Mini Air-strip at Minicoy Island, U.T of Lakshadweep

-do-

Established the base line environmental status of the area

1999-00

50

Marine Environmental Impact Assessment on the proposed hatchery for ornamental fishes at Agatti

 

 

Dr. V N Shankaranarayanan, DD (RTD), NIO, Cochin

Compilation of environmental data from the project area with reference to EIA and to establish a data base on water quality parameters based on the data collected.

1999

51

Coral and Sea grass mortality in reefs: Microbial Pathogens and Environmental Disturbances

NIO, Goa

 

2000

52

Study on Environmental Impact Assessment of IX Five Year Plan

Lakshadweep Administration

The long time survival of lakshadweep islands depends upon protection, preservation and conservation of its unique and extremely fragile ecosystems. All developmental plans in the islands have therefore to be ecologically compatible and must avoid ecological stress.

2000

53

Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System (COMAPS)- Annual Report 1999-2000

Centre for Earth Science Studies Trivandrum

Do

2000

54

Studies on Coastal Erosion and Sediment Movement in selected islands of UT of Lakshadweep

Centre for Earth Science Studies, Trivandrum

 

2001

55

Survey of Coral Reefs, lagoon, Eco-System Salient features of the habitate, flora and fauna etc. and suggestions and conservation for Perumal Par, Pitti and Amini Island in Lakshadweep

University of Goa

 

 

56

Lakshadweep an Environmental Impact Assessment

-do-

 

 

57

Master Plan for Transport System in the Andaman Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep

NATPAC

 

 

58

Guidelines and questionnaire for impact Assessment of Shipping and Harbour Project.

GOI, M/o E & F

 

 

59

A blue print for Industrial Development

Small Industries Service Institute, Govt. of India, Trichur

 

 

60

Action oriented Industry Potential report of the UT of Lakshadweep

-do-

 

 

61

Report of the study team on Development of Coir Industry in Lakshadweep

Coir Board

 

 

62

Feasibility Report on Demonstration Plant for coconut Processing at Andrott, Lakshadweep

Regional Research Laboratory, Trivandrum

 

 

63

Report on Agronomic practices  for the development of Lakshadweep

Central Plantation Cro Research Institute, Kasargod

 

 

64

Implementation of National Policy on Education Vocalisation in Lakshadweep

National Institute Educational Planning & Administration, New Delhi.

 

 

65

Water Quality of Lakshadweep

NEERI

 

 

66

Utilisation of Non-Conventional Energy Devices and System in Lakshadweep Group of Island

Department of Non-Conventional Energy, New Delhi

 

 

67

Management of Renewable Resources.  An Science and Technology programme.

Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister

 

 

68

Report of the team of Experts constituted to suggest Pilot Schemes to combat erosion in Lakshadweep

C.W.P.R.S

 

 

69

Ecologically sensitive Architecture Experts Committee report on constitution of Buildings in Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Island.

Group of Architects

 

 

70

Recommendations of the Expert Committee on Health Department of Lakshadweep

Dr. A.K. Bhattachariya Committee

 

 

71

Integrated Telecommunication Plan for Island Communities

Department of Telecommunications, New Delhi

Advised to provide communication from the islands to the mainland and also between the islands.

 

72

Report on Building Materials in Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands

Centre for Science & Technology for Rural Development Trichur

This report examines traditional and imported materials.

 

 

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