The problems associated with the islands are reduction in forest cover, population increase, generation of domestic waste, reduction in fishery production, tourism development, etc. In this regard, the islands should be improved at least in three major issues like food, energy and water. This implies self-sufficiency in these issues in an eco friendly manner. All technologies developed / developing in NIOT can be put together in an Indian Island to enhance our knowledge in these fields and create a model community.
National Institute Of Ocean Technology, Chennai
An island suitable for establishing these facilities will be identified. As this is a programme of societal importance, local population and authorities will be involved in planning, and establishing, running and maintaining the facilities.
Wherever required, it is proposed to work in collaboration with academic institutes, research and development organizations, industries and international organizations.
A model island community
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