Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Indian Navy - Coast Guard Coordination Meeting Held

The Xth COMNAVGUARD (acronym for Command Level Navy Coast Guard) meeting to discuss inter-operability issues between the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard was held at the Headquarters Eastern Naval Command (ENC), Visakhapatnam on 01 November 2016. The meeting was co-chaired by the Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain AVSM, VSM Chief of Staff ENC and Inspector General Rajan Bargotra, TM Commander Coast Guard Region (East) and Inspector General KR Nautiyal PTM, TM Commander Coast Guard Region (North East), and was attended by Senior Officers of the Navy and Coast Guard controlling the operations along the Eastern Seaboard.

During the meeting, various initiatives taken by the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard, toward augmentation of the coastal security effort and enhanced inter-operability were reviewed and deliberated. The discussion also included measures to enhance synergy of operation, sharing of resources and futuristic plans to enhance effectiveness of the IN / ICG operations on the East Coast of India.

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