coastal security

Kerala sets up Committee for Safety of Fishers

Kerala’s Fisheries Department has constituted a seven-member committee to study and submit report on methods to resolve issues related to safety at sea. About the committee Committee is headed by P. Sahadevan who was former additional director of fisheries. Committee ..


Sagar Kavach Coastal Security Exercise and Matla Abhiyan Exercise held: Key Facts

The Indian Navy conducted a two-day coastal security exercise called “Sagar Kavach”. The exercise was conducted by Indian Navy along with Indian Coastal Guard. It is a half-yearly exercise to check coastal security mechanism and validate Standard Operating Procedure. Highlights ..


‘Matla Abhiyaan’ held in Kolkata

The Indian Navy has conducted a five-day-long coastal security exercise called ‘Matla Abhiyaan’ at Kolkata, which started on 29 January. The exercise is named after the Matla river, which flows around the Sundarbans. The exercise aims at interacting with coastal ..

Affiliation Charter Signed between Assam Rifles and Indian Coast Guard

An Affiliation Charter was signed between 3rd (Naga Hills) Battalion of Assam Rifles and Indian Coast Guard Ship  (ICGS) Shaurya. Objectives of the Affiliation Charter To promote bilateral cooperation between the Assam Rifles and the ICG in the field of ..

Indian Navy to conduct TROPEX Exercise to test robustness of coastal security apparatus

Indian Navy will conduct its flagship large-scale coastal defence exercise Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX) from January to March 2019 to test robustness of entire coastal security apparatus. As part of TROPEX, Indian Navy will conduct large-scale coastal defence ..


C-437: Indian Coast Guard commissions interceptor boat

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned interceptor boat ICGS C-437 at Porbandar, Gujarat as part of its efforts to strengthen coastal security. ICGS C-437 shall be based at Jakhau under administrative and operational control of commander Coast Guard Region ..