Indian Coast Guard inaugurates Coast Guard Air Enclave in Mangaluru

12-09-2016
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Mangaluru: Director General Rajendra Singh, PTM, TM, Director General, Indian Coast Guard (DGICG) inaugurated Coast Guard Air Enclave (CGAE) in Mangaluru on Saturday.

Commandant PK Jaswal will be the first Commanding Officer of CGAE Mangaluru. ICG intends to operate both fixed and Rotary wing aircraft from this Air Enclave, for undertaking ICG charter of duties, i.e., Maritime Surveillance, Search and Rescue, respond to Oil Spills, assist fishermen in distress, Anti-Smuggling, other forms of Maritime crimes and so on.

The shipping traffic off Karnataka coast has considerably increased and this coastline has numerous vital points including ports of Mangaluru and Karwar, which are vulnerable to the anti-national activities. Thousands of fishermen from various coastal villages of Karnataka venture everyday into sea for their livelihood. With the vast coastline and numerous landing points, the role of the Indian Coast Guard in Karnataka assumes greater significance. The ICG air assets at Mangaluru will swiftly respond to the maritime contingencies at extended ranges from the coast, enhancing the safety and security of the seas off Karnataka.

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