Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Day 2023: 01 February

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Day 2023: 01 February

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Category : Important Days Published on: February 02 2023

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  • Every year, India celebrates the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Day on 1 February.
  • The ICG Day is observed to honor and pay tribute to the Indian Coast Guard Force who play a critical role in protecting the Indian Coasts and enforcing regulations in the maritime zones of India.
  • This year, India is celebrating its 47th Foundation Day on 1st February 2023.
  • Indian Coast Guard is the 4th largest Coast Guard in the world with approximately 158 ships and 70 aircraft in its inventory.
  • The Indian Coast Guard was enacted first time by the Indian Parliament on 18 August 1978. The first Coast Guard was officially launched by Prime Minister Morarji Desai on 19 August 19 1978.
  • It operates under the Ministry of Defence.

Indian Coast Guard: 

  1. Director-General: Virender Singh Pathania;
  2. Founded: 1 February 1977;
  3. Headquarters:  New Delhi.
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