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Gujarat to house India’s first coral garden

GANDHINAGAR 

In an attempt to conserve several coral species at one place and to boost tourism in the state, the country’s first ‘Coral garden’ will be set up at Mithapur coastal region of Devbhoomi-Dwarka district in Gujarat.

“We will set up country’s first coral garden at Mithapur coast which will conserve coral species. Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up the first of its kind coral garden,” Senior Advisor to WTI, B C Choudhury said.

The project will be funded by the Gujarat forest department as WTI has signed a broader MoU with the state also, said Mr Choudhury.

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