BLUECON 2020 will evolve a national perspective to develop India as a regional hub of blue economy business opportunities in Asia Pacific and IOR. It will focus on creating centre-state partnerships to promote seamless development and to leverage opportunities in the blue economy. The conclave is jointly hosted by the Maharashtra Economic Development Council (MEDC), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI). Leaders from union ministries, business and industry associations and societies, and industry experts are uniting their efforts with the sole intent of promoting the blue economy of India.
"A wide range of economic activities pertaining to sustainable development of resources and assets in the oceans, related rivers, water bodies and coastal regions — in a manner that ensures equity, inclusion, innovation and modern technology."
Definition of the Blue Economy
by FICCI Task Force