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COAST GUARD COMMANDER EASTERN SEA BOARD MAKES MAIDEN VISIT TO COAST GUARD REGION NORTH – EAST

ByNE India Broadcast

Oct 3, 2022

Additional Director General S Paramesh, PTM,TM, Coast Guard Commander, Eastern Seaboard is on his maiden visit to Coast Guard Region (North East) from 02-05 Oct 22, to review the Operational readiness and status of on going Infrastructure development projects in the states of West Bengal & Odisha.

The Flag Officer visited the Headquarters of Coast Guard Region(NE) in Kolkata on 03 Oct 22 and was received with ceremonial 50 Men Guard of Honour in an impressive parade. He was presented with an overview on Coast Guard operations and on-going infrastructure development projects in the state of West Bengal and Odisha. The Flag Officer in his address, apprised Officers and men on policy reviews, upcoming development in terms of Infrastructure, augmentation of CG fleet and international cooperation initiatives. Additional Director General S Paramesh, PTM, TM said that his priority will be further strengthening of maritime surveillance and Coastal Security mechanism, inter agency coordination and impetus on infrastructural development.

The Flag Officer has assumed the command of Coast Guard (Eastern Seaboard) on September 13, 2022. He was at the helm of Coast Guard Region East and Coast Guard Region West before assuming the Command of Coast Guard (Eastern Seaboard). He is an alumnus of the National Defence College, New Delhi and Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. The Flag Officer is specialised in Navigation & Direction and in his service of more than three decades has commanded all class of Coast Guard ships and held key staff assignments ashore. 

To address and counter the ever growing maritime challenges and to act as an effective deterrence to nefarious elements, Coast Guard during the past decade has grown exponentially in terms of Infrastructure and induction of new platforms, especially in the North East region in West Bengal and Odisha. The Coast Guard Region North East is responsible for safeguarding the maritime interests of the nation along the coastline of West Bengal and Odisha including the IMBL with Bangladesh to thwart any unwarranted activities.

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