13 Indian beaches will soon get the Blue Flag certification of international standards.To make the beaches environment and tourist-friendly in accordance with the Blue Flag standards, a beach
has to be plastic-free and be equipped with a waste management system Project Head of SCIOM Arvind Nautiyal. Blue Flag cerified beaches will be in Odisha, Maharashtra and other coastal states.These beaches will be the first in not just India, but in Asia, to get the Blue Flag certification.