IG VSR Murthy is Additional DG at Coast Guard headquarters
IG VSR Murthy, PTM, TM on being promoted to the rank of ADG has been appointed as Additional Director General at Coast Guard headquarters, New Delhi on August 12. He joined Coast Guard on January 18, 1984. Since then the flag officer has held various important command and staff appointments, both afloat and ashore.
He has commanded all four major ship classes of Indian Coast Guard and his key staff assignments includes Principal Director (Policy & Plans) and Joint Director (Human Resource Development) at the Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi and Chief Staff Officer (Personnel & Administration) at the Coast Guard Regional (West), Mumbai.
He has also commanded two operational commands as COMCG of Coast Guard Region (A&N), Port Blair and Coast Guard Region (North East), Kolkata. Prior being appointed as Additional Director General Coast Guard, the officer was spearheading the Operational Division of ICG as Deputy Director General (Operations & Coastal Security) at Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi.