Indian Coast Guard Day 2022
The Indian Coast Guard’s motto is “वयम रक्षामः” (Vayam Rakshamah), which translates from Sanskrit as “We Protect” and true to its motto the ICG is doing a commendable Job at the Sea and a major reason we are safe in the land.
Every year First February is celebrated as the Coast Guards Day, and this year we are celebrating 46th Indian Coast guard day, the day is celebrated to honor the incredible services Indian Coast guards provide. Indian Coast Guard is a multi dimensional organisation honored with the responsibility of carrying out real life operations at sea, more precisely ICG is held responsible for maritime law enforcement and search and rescue agency of India, its jurisdiction area includes contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone of India.
Indian Coast Guard Raising Day 2022
The establishment of the Indian Coast Guard was idea of the Indian Navy to provide non-military maritime services to the nation. during the 1960s, sea-borne smuggling of goods became a major issue to India’s domestic economy. The Indian Customs Department frequently called upon the Indian Navy for assistance with patrol and interception in the anti-smuggling effort. to find solutions The Nagchaudhari committee was constituted which advocated the need of patrolling India’s vast coastline , then again in 1974 Rustomji Committee was set up which again emphasized the need for law enforcement and protection maritime services and finally on 1 February 1977 An interim Indian Coast Guard came into being , equipped with two small corvettes and five patrol boats transferred from the Navy. The duties and functions of the service were formally defined in the Coast Guard Act, which was passed by India’s parliament on 18 August 1978 and came into immediate effect, so the Indian Coast Guard Day is celebrated on 1 February every year.
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