Odisha and West Bengal to organize a security exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ on coastline
Odisha and its neighboring state West Bengal will soon organize a joint security exercise named as ‘Sagar Kavach’ to strengthen coastal security mechanism along the 630 km long coastline.
It is a real-time security exercise, which will be conducted with an aim to check the efficacy of the security parameters and preparedness of various security forces. The Indian Navy, Marine police force, Indian Coast Guard (ICG), Forest Department, Fisheries and district administration would take part in the exercise. During the course of this two-day exercise, a simulated terror attack named ‘red force’ will be organized at a random place along the coast of Odisha or West Bengal.