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Indian Coast Guard’s 36th anniversary celebrated

The Indian Coast Guard celebrated its 36th anniversary on 1 Feb. Since its inception, the service has grown into a multi-faceted and vibrant force, maintaining round the clock vigil in the Maritime Zones of India, by deploying its multi-role ships and aircraft. Beginning with a modest inventory of two frigates seconded from the Indian Navy and five boats from the Customs Department, the service today has attained  a force level of 77 ships and 56 aircraft. During the past year, 01 Pollution Control Vessel, 06 Inshore Patrol Vessels, 04 Air Cushion Vessels and 02 Interceptor Boats have been inducted. In addition to the establishment of a Regional Headquarter  (NE) and  activation of 08 CG Stations, activation/commissioning of 03 CG Stations has been planned in early 2013.
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