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The Headquarters, Coast Guard Region( East) is located at Chennai. The entire coastline from Kanyakumari to Kolkata comes under the jurisdiction of the Commander, Coast Guard Region (East). There are 04 Coast Guard District Headquarters, 04 Coast Guard Stations, one Air Station and one Air Enclave on the eastern seaboard of India.

Jan 2012

COMMISSIONING OF ICGS RANI ABBAKKA

Indian Coast Guard Ship Rani Abbakka the Inshore Patrol Vessel, first of its class, indigenously designed and built by M/s Hindustan Shipyard Limited was commissioned at HSL, Vishakapatanam by Shri Pallam Raju Hon'ble Raksha Rajya Mantri on 20 Jan 12 in presence of Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, AVSM, NM Director General Indian Coast Guard and other senior dignitaries.

Decommissioning OF ICG SHIPS

Indian Coast Guard valiant Inshore Patrol Vessels ICGS Ranijindan, Habbah Khatun and Avvaiyyar were decommissioned in an impressive ceremony at Chennai on 06 Jan 12.

Indian Coast Guard  vessels Vikram, Chandbibi and Ramadevi were decommissioned in an impressive ceremony at Visakhapatnam on 19 Jan 12 in the presence of the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Anil Chopra AVSM, Commander Coast Guard Region (East) IG SP Sharma PTM, TM, and other senior officers of the Defence Forces and Government officials.

VISIT OF JCG SHIP

Japan Coast Guard Ship Settsu visited Chennai from 26 to 31 Jan 12. During the visit of JCG ship various activities like interaction, joint exercise and sports were organised.

VISIT OF SRILANKAN NAVY OFFICIAL'S

Srilankan Navy Officials Capt DNSC kaluboaila Defence advisor Srilanka and Mr Rohan Dias SSP/SIS councilor  visited Indian Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (E).

CG DAY CELEBRATION

Coast Guard Region (E) organised Walkathon-2012, CG awareness motor cycle rally and  visit of orphanage children to on board CG ships on the eve of Coast Guard Day.

OPERATION 'SAHAYTA'

ICGS C-146 deployed  for operation 'Sahayta' on the occasion of 'Kanum Pongal' at off Marina beach in Chennai on 17 Jan 12. The ship maintained SAR patrol in co-ordinate with ICG Chetak ex-CGAS (CH) from Marina beach to Elliot beach to provide cover for incidents of drowning during the event.

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