The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) raising day is celebrated on which date?
[A] February 4
[B] February 1
[C] February 3
[D] February 6
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has recently celebrated its 40th raising day on February 1, 2017, which is the 4th largest Coast Guard in the world. The ICG came into existence on February 1, 1977 with an enactment of Coast Guard Act 1978, as a full-fledged independent Armed Force of the Union under the Ministry of Defence (MoD). It’s primary task is to secure the Indian coasts and to enforce the regulations within the Maritime Zones of India.