Coast Guard

Foreign officers, sailors arrive for Coast Guard’s specialized training

Fifty-two officers and sailors from friendly foreign countries have arrived in India for specialized maritime training being conducted by the Indian Coast Guard. Read More

‘Sea Defenders’: Indian, US coast guards successfully end joint drills

The Indian Coast Guard and the United States Coast Guard wrapped up their comprehensive maritime security exercise, “Sea Defenders – 2024”, in Port Blair. Read More

‘If you don’t, we will’: SC to ICG on women’s permanent commission

In a major move, the Supreme Court has issued an ultimatum to the Centre, and strongly batted for granting of permanent commission to women officers in the Indian Coast Guard. Read More

SC slams Centre for denying permanent commission to women ICG officers

The Supreme Court of India strongly criticized the Centre for its “patriarchal attitude” and “patriarchal approach” while denying permanent commission to a woman officer in the Indian Coast Guard. Read More

Govt, MDL ink ₹1,070.47 crore deal for 14 fast boats for Coast Guard

The defence ministry signed a contract worth ₹1,070.47 crore with Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited for the acquisition of 14 fast patrol vessels for the Indian Coast Guard. Read More

Coast Guard rescues 182 Gangasagar pilgrims stranded on grounded ferry

The Indian Coast Guard quickly responded to an incident and rescued 182 pilgrims stranded on a grounded ferry off Kakdwip in West Bengal. Read More

Govt, MDL ink ₹1,615cr deal for next-gen patrol vessels for Coast Guard

The defence ministry signed a ₹1,614.89 crore contract with the Mumbai-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd for six next-generation offshore patrol vessels to be delivered in 5..5 years. Read More

ICGS Samar decommissioned

As the sun disappeared over the horizon on Saturday, Indian Coast Guard Ship Samar was decommissioned with full honours in a traditional armed force ceremony held at Coast Guard Jetty in Kochi. Read More

Rakesh Pal appointed 25th director general of Indian Coast Guard

Rakesh Pal has been appointed the 25th director general of the Indian Coast Guard. He is an alumnus of the Indian Naval Academy and joined Indian Coast Guard in January 1989. Read More

Indian Coast Guard brings 10 fishermen to Visakhapatnam

Indian Coast Guard has brought 10 Indian fishermen who were rescued from Maldivian waters to Visakhapatnam on Saturday. Read More


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