Indian Coast Guard turns 41

CG hits middle age.

Indian Coast Guard turns 41

MUMBAI: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) western region has said that it is building up capabilities to safeguard the coastline and that 2016 was an incident-free year for maritime security.

The ICG was founded in 1977. It celebrated its 41st Raising Day on Wednesday.

The statement claimed that during 2016, ICG’s western region saved 124 lives by undertaking 55 search and rescue missions and 11 medical evacuations at sea, with the support of Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC), Mumbai.

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