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Blue Economy of India: Emerging Trends


This edited volume examines multiple dimensions of Blue Economy from the Indian perspective. It delves into a subject that stands at the cutting edge of international discourse on sustainable development: how to harness oceanic resources for humankind’s benefit without ruining the health of oceans and rivers. This work presents a comprehensive answer to the oft-heard question: ‘But, what is Blue Economy? —Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia, Chairman, FICCI Task Force on Blue Economy and Distinguished Fellow, Gateway House, Mumbai The book entitled ‘Blue Economy of India: Emerging Trends’ has come at a time when India is in the process of announcing a new policy on the Blue Economy. The Blue Economy is emerging as the most dynamic segment of the nation and is likely to drive it on the high growth path in the forthcoming years. This publication is an excellent piece of reading material for students, researchers, business practitioners and policy-makers.  —Professor S. K. Mohanty, Research & Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi This rich collection of thought-provoking, meticulously researched, multidisciplinary contributions by eminent scholars insightfully reveals the complex labyrinth of issues compressed in the term ‘Blue Economy’. Furthermore, it graphically illustrates the challenges as well as opportunities faced by India, one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, on this new frontier of ecologically sustainable development and comprehensive maritime security.—Professor Sanjay Chaturvedi, South Asian University, New Delhi 

Contents: Introduction/Adluri Subramanam Raju. Part I: India’s Blue Economy: Background: 1. India’s Blue Economy: Emerging Issues/Alok Bhatnagar. 2. India and Blue Economy/Ajaneesh Kumar. 3. India’s Blue Economy: Some Reflections/Adluri Subramanyam Raju. 4. India’s Approach Towards Blue Economy/Indrani Talukdar. Part II: Exploration of Marine Resources: 5. Blue Economy of India: Technology Trends/M.A. Atmanand, R.Venkatesan, G.A. Ramadass, M.V. Ramanamurthy, Purnima Jalihal and N. Vedachalam. 6. Blue Economy: A Viewpoint from Marine Mineral Resources/V.J. Loveson. 7. Ocean Energy Potential in India: Assessment and Harvesting/S.A. Sannasiraj. 8. Fisheries Technology and India’s Blue Economy: Prospects and Challenges/V.R. Madhu and C.N. Ravishankar. Part III: Blue Economy: Development and Security: 9. Blue Economy Perspectives of India’s Maritime Development Project Sagarmala/P.V. Rao. 10. Tamil Nadu in India’s Blue Economy: Shoring Up For the Future/C.S. Anuradha.11. India and Maritime Neighbourhood: Cooperation in Blue Economy/Udai Rao.12. Blue Economy and the BIMSTEC: Need for a Comprehensive Framework/Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury and Sohini Bose. 13. Blue Economy in India: Security Imperatives and Challenges/R.S. Vasan.  

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Title Blue Economy of India: Emerging Trends
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.07.2019
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Studera Press
Language: English
isbn 9789385883545
length 196p.