Seafront Facility

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The seafront facility is taken up in order to enable the activities in development of proto type systems, testing and calibration of indigenous developed marine systems in the ocean. The present campus was established in stages from 1998 at Pallikaranai. There is a need to have additional facility as activities have expanded phenomenally.

a) Objectives:

To establish state-of-the-art seafront facility for testing, calibration, trials and demonstration of Ocean Technological activities at the sea including laboratory facility on Shore.

b) Participating Institutions

National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai

c) Implementation Plans

It is proposed to complete the land acquisition along the sea coast and to establish common amenities such as the estate, guest house, roads etc. Minimum equipment required for any field testing will be kept and operational maintenance of the facility will be performed.

This seafront facility would be taken up in three phases viz. acquiring land from Government of India, construction of testing labs and premises and establishing seafront facility with fully equipped laboratories.

d) Deliverables:

  1. State- of-the- art seafront facility for testing, calibration, trials and demonstration of Ocean Technological activities at sea including laboratory facility on shore.

e) Budget requirement : 175 crores

(Rs. In crores)

Budget Requirement
Name of the Scheme 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 Total
Seafront facility 57 44 31 24 19 175

 

Last Updated On 04/07/2015 - 14:10
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