Question raised in Rajya Sabha on rapid coastal erosion in Visakhapatnam, 30/04/2015

Minister of State for Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences Shri Y. S. Chowdary informed Rajya Sabha that towards possible development of long-term solution solution, data collection and documentation of shore erosion has been carried out at different stretches in the states of Tamil Nadu
(Poovar to Thuthukudi, Poompuhar, Kadalur Periyakuppam, Ennore), Kerala (around Vizhinjam and Varkala), AP (Visakhapatnam), Goa (Kerem). On a pilot scale, the nourishment of beach has been demonstrated at Puducherry.