Nizampatnam, Krishnapatnam to have Coast Guard Stations

Fri 09th Oct 2009 09:26 AM
Nizampatnam, Krishnapatnam to have Coast Guard Stations
Nizampatnam, Krishnapatnam to have Coast Guard Stations
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Kakinada, September 18 :

 Coast Guard units are vital to safe  guard the  Coast of the country. They are involved in multifarious functions like  anti piracy, assisting the mariners and  fishermen in times of trouble, protecting  marine  environment etc.

In view  of the trade on sea, the potential resources in the sea which are essential for the growth of the   economy in the country, the Government in course of time   will be  setting up two more Coast Guard Stations in the  State. The two Coast Guards will be  at Nizampatnam and the other at Krishnapatnam.  This news was disclosed  by  Pallam Raju Union Minister of State for Defence on Friday after commissioning a 40-metre dedicated berth for the Coast Guard at the Kakinada port.

The Coastal security will be provided with latest  systems like the static radar sensors, operational platforms to function effectively and efficiently, the minister  further added.

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