Dy Inspector General

BS Yadav, PTM


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Deputy Inspector General Birender Singh Yadav, PTM is  a first batch officer of Indian Coast Guard has assumed Command of Coast Guard Region (NW) on 21 Dec 10. He hails from Gurgaon, and did his graduation in science from Pune University prior joining Indian Coast Guard in 1980.

Deputy Inspector General BS Yadav specialises in Naval Communication systems and is an alumunus of College of Defence Management, Secunderabad. He has held various important operational and staff appointments both afloat and ashore, noteworthy of which are command of all the class of Coast Guard ships, Commander Coast Guard Region (A&N), Coast Guard Commander for the State of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, Chief Staff Officer of Coast Guard Regions (East, West and A&N).  Prior to assuming the office of Commander, Coast Guard Region (North-West), the Officer was Commander Coast Guard Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.  

Deputy Inspector General BS Yadav has participated in various National and International Conferences and meetings on subjects of Search and Rescue, Piracy and Armed Robbery against ships and Pollution Response. During his tenure as Principal Director Operations various bilateral and multilateral cooperative arrangement, not only with the Coast Guards of the littoral States but also in the Asia pacific region were initiated.  This heralded a new era of international cooperation among the Coast Guards in this part of world. The flag officer also represented the Indian Coast Guard in goodwill visit to Sri Lanka, Japan, Male, Mauritius, Schycells, South Korea, Singapore and Oman. During this tenure he coordinated noteworthy operations like the Mersk Navigator in A&N group of Islands and the Relief operations during the Super Cyclone at Paradip.

The Flag officer is recipient of the prestigious President Tatrakshak Medal (Distinguished Service) and also been awarded with the Director General Indian Coast Guard and Commander-in-Chief Andaman & Nicobar commendation.

Deputy Inspector General BS Yadav is married to Santosh and has a daughter Garima and a son Vikas.  The flag officer is an avid golfer.


Indian Coast Guard, Ministry Of Defence, Government Of India
Coast Guard Headquarters, National Stadium Complex, New Delhi 110 001