Mumbai -Govt want to develp Maharashtra coast as atourist hotspot. Union minister Suresh Prabhu said that the marine leisure sector is the fastest growing segment of the travel industry and growth ofcruise ship industry, seaside destination resorts, marine parks, scuba diving and aquariums. India, with a coast line of 7500 km., has tremendous potential for development in this sector.The proposal includes development of scuba diving and domestic cruise tourism destinations at Angria Bank, underwater tourism of global standards, submarine tourism in Sindhudurg, setting up Indias largest aquarium in Sindhudurg to create awareness about marine biodiversity and strengthening IISDA as an accredited Institute for innovation and skill development in the aquatic tourism sector.