The major sustainable development interventions undertaken as part of the programme were
• Restoration of livelihoods in agrarian communities through Cash for Work Programme and reclamation of land and water bodies; and in fishing communities through skill training in maintenance of Outboard Motors (OBMs), construction and deployment of Artificial Fish Habitats (AFHs) and construction of net shelter.
• Establishing alternative livelihoods for fishing and labour community; this includes establishing incense manufacturing units and crab culture-cum-fattening unit.
• Meeting shelter, water and sanitation needs by constructing permanent shelters and conducting educational activities to promote sanitation and hygiene in fishing habitat.• Developing disaster preparedness and risk reduction plans and initiating ecorestoration activities such as vulnerability assessment, mapping and contingency plan preparation, training and educational interventions and nursery raising and plantation activities along the coastal area. Presentation
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