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ICG Director General inaugurates Indian Coast Guard Aquatic Centre at Mandapam in Tamil Nadu

Indian Coast Guard Director General inaugurating the Indian Coast Guard Aquatic Centre (Photo: ICG)

Indian Coast Guard Director General Rakesh Pal inaugurated the Indian Coast Guard Aquatic Centre at ICGS Mandapam near Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu, on Saturday.

Notably, the ICG Chief is on a four-day visit to the maritime force’s bases in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Puducherry and made a maiden visit to Chennai for a review of operational preparedness and commensurate infrastructure development in the region on Friday.

Earlier, during the visit on Thursday, the Director General interacted with officers and men to share his vision towards the common goal of safe, secure and clean seas, according to a statement released by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).

As part of the ongoing visit of Indian Coast Guard DG Rakesh Pal, AVSM, PTM, TM, and DG ICG to the Eastern Region, he visited ICG Station Krishnapatnam and had a first-hand review of infrastructure projects.

During the visit, he also interacted with officers & men at the station.

The Indian Coast Guard, Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force are the four forces under the Defence Ministry and are governed by their different acts.