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Our Objectives Our Appeal

The Indian Maritime Foundation has an exciting agenda of activities, which are mainly:
  1. To promote awareness of and debate in all aspects of India’s maritime interests, especially in the field of naval, geo strategic, shipping and ports, marine art, underwater technology, marine environment activities etc.
  2. To generate awareness of and research in India’s maritime heritage and related history.
  3. To publish a quarterly journal, SeaGull, which carries feature and articles on national and international maritime matters and reports on current issues of maritime interest. Furthermore it helps to break down barriers amongst different disciplines of the sea whilst promoting coordination amongst them.
  4. To maintain a maritime information data base, especially on careers, and a library, with special reference to India.
  5. To promote "Ocean Savers of India" scheme to kindle maritime consciousness among the children and the youth of India by organizing lectures on careers, history, heritage, etc and outbound maritime tours to ships and other places of interest.
  6. To co-ordinate International Coastal Cleanup in India and to organize lectures and workshops in schools and colleges on marine environment.
  7. To foster an environment of informed maritime opinion among the various maritime interests, such as naval, ship-building and repair, fisheries, environmental, marine art, and underwater technology etc. through lectures, seminars and workshops.
  8. To raise awareness in India on the importance of Underwater Technology
The Indian Maritime Foundation has an exciting agenda of activities, which are mainly:
  1. To promote awareness of and debate in all aspects of India’s maritime interests, especially in the field of naval, geo strategic, shipping and ports, marine art, underwater technology, marine environment activities etc.
  2. To generate awareness of and research in India’s maritime heritage and related history.
  3. To publish a quarterly journal, SeaGull, which carries feature and articles on national and international maritime matters and reports on current issues of maritime interest. Furthermore it helps to break down barriers amongst different disciplines of the sea whilst promoting coordination amongst them.
  4. To maintain a maritime information data base, especially on careers, and a library, with special reference to India.
  5. To promote "Ocean Savers of India" scheme to kindle maritime consciousness among the children and the youth of India by organizing lectures on careers, history, heritage, etc and outbound maritime tours to ships and other places of interest.
  6. To co-ordinate International Coastal Cleanup in India and to organize lectures and workshops in schools and colleges on marine environment.
  7. To foster an environment of informed maritime opinion among the various maritime interests, such as naval, ship-building and repair, fisheries, environmental, marine art, and underwater technology etc. through lectures, seminars and workshops.
  8. To raise awareness in India on the importance of Underwater Technology

Your support to the foundation is vital for us to implement the various objectives we have set for ourselves.

Projects of this magnitude and scope require an immense amount of time and a significant budget. Our energetic team of volunteers is devoting enormous effort and making substantial financial contributions.

Please become a member of the Indian Maritime Foundation and join us in the adventure of raising awareness about our oceans and making our people sea-minded.

THE INDIAN MARITIME FOUNDATION IS A REGISTERED CHARITY

  1. Registered Under Societies Registration Act 1860, vide letter no. Maharashtra 9238-94 Pune. Dated 2nd May 1994.
  2. Registered vide Bombay public trust act 1980, letter no. f 9428 Pune dated 6TH June, 1994.
  3. Donations to the Indian Maritime Foundation are exempted under section 80G of the income tax act 1961 vide the commissioner of income tax letter no: PN/CIT-1/80G/70/2009-10/4124 dt. 24.07.2009 valid from 01.04.2009 to 31.03.2012.