Wetland Technical Unit coordinates the Research and Development activities for wetland conservation and management programmes including preparation of Management Action Plans (MAP). The WTU also takes up wetland awareness programmes in the state. The Wetland Technical Unit is assigned to provide technical support to Government and State Wetland Authority on wetland conservation and management.
The Management Action Plans are prepared with support of the R&D institutions of KSCSTE. The KSCSTE provides financial support to agencies for celebrating the World Wetland day every year. The applications for the financial support will be invited every year during December for the organising programmes during World Wetland Day. Maximum Support for agencies is as following
Government/Aided Colleges/R&D institutions in the State – Rs 20000/-
Non Governmental Organisations actively involved in wetland conservation– Rs.15000/-