Indian Coast Guard: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Nupur Kulshrestha becomes first woman DIG of Indian Coast Guard

Nupur Kulshrestha becomes the first woman to be promoted as Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Indian Coast Guard. She had joined the Coast Guard service in 1999 and became the first woman to be promoted to the DIG cadre. In 2018, the then DIG B K Loshali has been dismissed from his services following enquires ..

Yard 45006 Vajra

The 6th offshore patrol vessel, Yard 45006 Vajra, was launched in late February to improve the capacity of the Indian Coast Guard. What is Yard 45006 Vajra? Yard 45006 Vajra is an offshore patrol vessel that was built under the ‘Make in India’ initiative. It is the 6th in a series of 7 such vessels ..

ICGS Varad commissioned into Indian Coast Guard

Larsen & Toubro ship building company recently handed over the offshore Patrol Vessel ICGS Varad to the country. The ship has been commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard at L&T Kattupalli shipyard, near Chennai. This is the fifth in the series of the seven patrol vessels built by L&T, contracted by the Defence Ministry.  ICGS ..

Training Course on ‘Vessel Search Technique’ organised in Chennai

The Mobile Training Team of the Australian Border Force conducted the training course on ‘Vessel Search Technique’ for the personnel of Indian Coast Guard, Customs and Coastal Security Group members of the Tamil Nadu Police. Indian Coast Guard organised this training course at the capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai, along with the Border Force of ..

CDS proposes Air Defence Command

The first meeting with Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff Branch(Hq IDS) heads of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat was conducted on Wednesday,  1st January 2020. During the meeting, the Chief of Defence staff outlined certain priorities: directed a proposal that by June 30 this year, Air Defence Command to be created and ..

Ministry of Defence launches Campaign against Single-Use Plastic

The Ministry of Defence will be organising plogging programme to raise awareness amongst the citizens of the country to collect plastic waste and make the surrounding clean, at more than 400 different locations throughout the country on Saturday, 7th December 2019. All three forces of Defence, Military, Naval and Air force along with Indian Coast ..

Made in India ?Amrit Kaur? delivered to Indian Coast Guard (ICGS)

The third in a series of five ‘Fast Patrol Vessels’ (FPV) named ‘Amrit Kaur’ was delivered to the Indian Coast Guard (ICGS) by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) on 19th November 2019. Significance of the Name ?Amrit Kaur? Named after Freedom Fighter, the first Health Minister of India and the first Asian President ..

Krishnaswamy Natarajan to be new Chief of Indian Coast Guard (ICG)

Krishnaswamy Natarajan has beenappointed as the new Director General (DG) of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). He will take over the charge after incumbent Rajendra Singh retires on 30th June 2019. An alumnus of the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, Natarajan is now serving as Additional Director General and Coast Guard Commander (West) at Mumbai. ..