Abstract: For sustainable development of economy emphasis on Blue Economy is important for any country. India is having a long coastal border. It has huge potentials on Blue Economy. India has nine coastal states (West Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra , Gujarat )and four costal union territory(Andaman Nikobar, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, Pondicherry). Considering the different resources (living, Non living, renewable resources, trade and commerce regulation and supporting services etc.) this study will index the coastal states and UTs basis on some indicators according to their commercial outcome from different blue economic resources. Indicators of the SDG Goal-14 also included within this study.
Keywords: Blue Economy, SDG, Marine Resources, Sustainability, Economy, Indicator, BE Index Score
| DOI: 10.17148/IARJSET.2021.8918