Indian Coast Guard: New Appointments

New appointments took place on 11th and 12th September in the Indian Coast Guard. These are commander of the Eastern Seaboard and commander of Western region.

The Indian Government approved the appointment of Indian Coast Guard’s Additional Director General Paramesh Sivamani as the new commander of the force’s Eastern seaboard headquarters, said the officials on Saturday. The appointment will be based out of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

“The Flag Officer is specialized in Navigation and Direction and his sea commands include all major vessels of ICG which include Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel Samar and Offshore Patrol Vessel Vishwast,” read a statement by the Indian Coast Guard.

Inspector General Manoj Vasant Baadkar took over as the Commander of the Indian Coast Guard Western Region on Monday. He will be heading the service for the entire Western Region, including the states of Maharashtra, Goa Kerala and Karnataka as well as Lakshadweep.

Baadkar hails from a humble background in Karwar in Karnataka’s Uttar Kannada district and is an alumnus of St Joseph’s High School and Government Arts and Science College, Karwar.

Source : ANI and Indian Express

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