Achra Beach, 22 km from Malvan and 36 km from Kankavali, is one among the charming Sindhudurg beaches.
It is a paradise for anglers, swimmers and for sunbathing. Dolphins have been spotted recently in the Achara sea the season is between October and February.
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An expansive and the first of its kind in India, Scuba Diving Training Centre is being built in Kokan at Malvan in Sindhudurg district at the cost of Rs. 6 crore by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC).
Kokan Railway will be increasing its speed limits from 1st Nov 2010 onwards along with a new Time-table which will be implemented from the same date.
Sindhudurg - Under the Secondary education development plans it has been decided that for the next ten years the Sindhudurg District’s 121 Primary and 212 Secondary schools will get government aid to the tune of Rs. 121 crore.
Sindhudurg: The District Administration has issued Smart cards for the fishermen of the district, in a bid to safeguard against any miscreants entering the country through the sea-route.
After the state forest department was unable to conserve the first marine sanctuary of Maharashtra at Malwan in Sindhudurg, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) sanctioned a fund of Rs 25 crore, to provide alternative means of livelihood to the fishermen who operate in the core zone of the sanctuary and disturb the flora and fauna.
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) has given in-principle permissions to three food parks in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Punjab.
The School Education and Sports Department has decided to reserve 20 % of the total jobs of Primary Teacher Services, for candidates who have completed their Diploma in Education (D. Ed.) in English Medium.
The Dhyey Foundation of Sindhudurg have started two new courses for this academic year “Diploma in Stenography” and “Diploma in Secretarial Practice Management” at Sindhudurg College of Technical and Management Studies, Kudal.
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The state government has decided to increase compensation for damage caused by wildlife to cattle and crops.
Sindhudurg Dist Cricket Team wins ” Under 16 Maharashtra Cricket Association League – 2010” championship. The players of the team were felicitated by the Sindhudurg Dist Cricket Association.
Sindhudurg schools to receive 557 Metric tons of rice for mid-day meals provided to students.
The practices and indigenous traditional knowledge and technology of fishing communities across India will be documented to be preserved for future generations.
Sindhudurg: Maharashtra Vidhan Sabah and Vidhan Parishad constitutes of 16 members from Sindhudurg District
Farmers in the Malgaon, Nemle region who suffered heavy losses to their Mango and Cashew crops due to the unseasonal rains and storms, finally received some respite when they actually received the aid that the Government had been promising for long.
The Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Welfare, has allotted a total of 1095 quintals of Sugar for Sindhudurg District, for distribution through the P.D.S.
Sant Gadgebaba Rural Cleanliness Drive will be starting its District level cleanliness evaluation in Sindhudurg district from 18th – April.
Sawantwadi – Tauseef Mamdapoor , son of senior teacher Abdul Razzak Mamdapoor belonging to Central Urdu High School Sawantwadi, secured top position in this year’s M.B.B.S. Exams.
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