Tag Archives: Indian Coast Guard

K Natarajan takes over as DG- Indian Coast Guard

Krishnaswamy Natarajan

 Shri Krishnaswamy Natarajan took over as 23rd chief of Indian Coast Guard. A 5th Batch Officer of the Indian Coast Guard, he joined service in January 1984. During the initial years, he specialised in select core competencies viz. Search and Rescue as well as Maritime Safety and Port Operations, at the US Coast Guard Reserve Training Centre, Yorktown, Virginia.… Read More

MoD | 12TH RECAAP Capacity Building Workshop Concludes

12THRECAAP Capacity Building Workshop Concludes

The closing session of the 12thCapacity Building Workshop Co-hosted by the Indian Coast Guard with the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre was co-chaired by MrMasafumi Kuroki and Inspector General KR Suresh of Indian Coast Guard. While addressing the gathering IG KR Suresh said the capacity building continues to be a focus area for ReCAAP along with information… Read More

GSL delivers 2nd AOPV to Sri Lankan Navy Ahead of Schedule

GSL delivers

Continuing with its unparalleled track record of delivering ships ahead of contractual schedule in last 4 years, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has once again delivered second Sri Lanka Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (SL AOPV) of Sri Lankan Navy ceremoniously at Vaddem, Vasco da Gama yesterday, 25 days ahead of schedule.

The vessel will be the largest and most… Read More

Coast Gaurd holds Subordinate Officers conclave


In sync with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to encourage innovative ideas towards inclusive growth of the services, the Coast Gaurd conducted the second edition of Subordinate Officers (SO) conclave.The conclave was inaugurated by Director General (DG), Indian Coast Guard (ICG), Rajendra Singh.

The two-day conclave was conducted at Coast… Read More

High Level meeting between Indian & Sri Lanka Coast Guard


A three member delegation led by Director General Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge, is on a three day visit to India from 03 January 2017 for a High Level Meeting, with the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). The Indian delegation was led by Director General, Indian Coast Guard Shri Rajendra Singh.  The visit was in continuation of the various… Read More

Shortage of employees & Officers in Coast Guard

Officers in Coast Guard indian bureaucracy

In an expanding organization like Indian Coast Guard, recruitment of Officers and Enrolled Personnel is an ongoing process.  At present the borne strength of Indian Coast Guard is 12585, against the sanctioned strength of 15714.  The remaining 3129 posts are vacant, which is 20% of the sanctioned strength.  Post 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack, Indian Coast… Read More

Visit of DG Bangladesh Coast Guard to India


The Indian Coast Guard is hosting a four member delegation led by Director General, Bangladesh Coast Guard Rear Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury who are on a three day visit to India. In addition to meeting senior officials in the Ministry of Defence, the delegation will also be discussing issues of mutual cooperation in the field of maritime law enforcement, maritime… Read More

Recruitment in Defence Forces


A career in defence forces promises one of the most prestigious and respected positions in the country. Youngsters who aspire to choose a career of excitement, adventure, and challenges can find no better place than defence to meet all their professional expectations. The Indian Armed Forces are the military forces of India which consist of four professional… Read More

Coast Guard rescues 28 lives trapped near Valsad

Indian coast guard

At about 1000 hrs on 02 Aug 2016, Indian Coast Guard Air Station Daman received telephonic information from Valsad Administration (Gujarat) regarding 10 personnel trapped on rooftop near Valsad due to high rise of water level in Auranga River. The location was about 25 kms from Coast Guard Air Station, Daman and about 175 kms north of Mumbai.

On receipt of the… Read More

Rajnath Singh receiving memento from the DG- Indian Coast Guard

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh receiving a memento from the Director General, Indian Coast Guard, Shri Rajendra Singh, in New Delhi.Read More

Union Home Minister reviews Coastal Security

Ministry of home affairs

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed the issues related to coastal security with the officers of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Inter-State Council Secretariat (ISCS) and Registrar General of India.

Shri Susheel Kumar, Secretary (Border Management) briefed about the status of coastal security and measures being taken in this regard. Department… Read More