'There was an incident of boat capsize at Dahanu Parnaka Beach.
Boat carrying 40 school children capsizes in western India
Help has also been sought from Indian Coast Guard to assist in the rescue operations, he said.
Local BJP MLA Manisha Choudhary claimed that the boat was ferrying around 40 children. So far 32 children are rescued. Search operations for the remaining are underway.
Dornier aircraft and helicopters from Daman (near to Dahanu) have also been launched, said Coastguard PRO on rescue operations for boat capsize in Dahanu.
'All our local officers and staff are on the spot.
25 students have been rescued while the operationas are still underway.