Home Ministry introduces Police boats for patrolling

Ministry Of Home Affair
Ministry Of Home Affair Ministry Of Home Affair

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju has informed that 204 police boats have been provided to coastal States/UTs under Phase-I of the Coastal Security Scheme (2005-2011) based on the threat perception of each coastal State/UT.

An amount of Rs.1023.50 crore has been allotted for procurement of 225 new boats under Phase-II of the Scheme (2011-2020) based on the vulnerability assessment of the coastline.

60 jetties have been sanctioned to coastal States/UTs under Phase-II of the Scheme. As on date, 30 jetties have been constructed/upgraded. Implementation period of Phase-II of the Scheme has been extended up to 31.03.2020.

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