Role and services provided as National Operator

  • Establish a balanced and trustworthy Blue Flag India National Jury
  • Inform any interested individual or applicant about Blue Flag and certification process
  • Guide applicants to register and formally apply for Blue Flag certification
  • Undertake field visit to specific candidate beaches to conduct gap analysis with respect to certification criteria and support applicant about intervention requirements
  • Guide applicants to achieve and maintain certification criteria over a period of time
  • Catalyse the exchange of experiences and information between local participants
  • Conduct regular control visits to pilot or certified Blue Flag beaches
  • Serve as the link between the National Blue Flag Programme and the Programme in other countries and Blue Flag International