The coast guard said Dornier aircraft and helicopters from the nearby city of Daman have been launched.
"The Coast Guard has diverted ships which were at sea and ships are also sailing from Mumbai. Dornier aircraft and helicopters from Daman (near to Dahanu) have also been launched," the coast guard PRO said about the rescue operations.
(With inputs from ANI)
25 students have been rescued so far after the boat capsized 2 nautical miles from the seashore in Maharashtra's coastal town of Dahanu