The Regional Headquarters of Coast Guard, Andaman & Nicobar Region is located at Port Blair. Presently the Region is commanded by Inspector General KC Pande, TM. The Region has a force level of one OPV, two FPV, two FPV (Jet) one IPV, two IB, two Dornier aircrafts and one Chetak helicopter.

DEC 2011


ICGS Bhikhaiji Cama received information from Indian Coast Guard Regional Headquarters  (A&N) on 19 Dec 11 that one boat had beached and some survivors were stranded on Eastern side of Barren Island.  Ship sailed from Port Blair harbour  and arrived South-West of Barren Island at 2330 hr on 19 Dec 11. ICGS Bhikhaiji Cama rescued 85 survivors and one boat from  Barren Island. The survivors were embarked onboard and the boat was escorted to Port Blair.


ICGS Durgabai Deshmukh conducted a lecture at Carmel Sr. Sec. School on 09 Dec 11. Approximately 60 students of class XII attended the lecture. On completion of presentation the officers interacted with students and answered their queries. The aim of the event was to spread awareness among the students regarding the Service and its role in the national security.


Motor Cycle Rally – 2011 was conducted from Diglipur to Port Blair (09-12 Dec 2011). The aim of the rally was to carry out community interaction with local fishermen / village heads and educate them on the various aspects of coastal security, safety of life at sea and about joining the Indian Coast Guard. The rally was flagged off by the Chief Secretary Mr Shakti Sinha, IAS on 09 Dec 11 and received at Port Blair by Lt Gen. NC Marwah,CINCAN on 12 Dec 11.


An adventure activity was conducted  by ICGS Port Blair, ICGS Durgabai Deshmukh and ICGS Bhikhaijicama at Baratang. The activity included trekking of natural caves of Baratang and mud volcano.  The activity was also aimed  to provide an opportunity to physically visualize the richness of Mother Nature. 


Regional Musketry Championship was organized for ships and shore establishments on 21-22 Dec 11. Seven teams participated in the event.


Badminton Championship was organized by ICGS Hutbay on 02 Dec 11.  Commanding Officer ICGS Hut bay distributed prizes to winners.

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