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Indian Maritime Zone

INDIAN COAST GUARD MISSION STATEMENT

OUR MOTTO

         TO PROTECT OUR OCEAN AND OFFSHORE WEALTH INCLUDING OIL, FISH AND MINERALS : TO ASSIST MARINERS IN DISTRESS AND SAFEGUARD LIFE AND PROPERTY AT SEA : TO ENFORCE MARITIME LAWS WITH RESPECT TO SEA, SHIPPING, POACHING, SMUGGLING AND NARCOTICS : TO PRESERVE MARINE ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY AND PROTECT RARE SPECIES : TO COLLECT SCIENTIFIC DATA AND BACK-UP THE NAVY DURING WAR
" VAYAM RAKSHAMAH "
WE PROTECT
Indian Coast Guard National Flag Sentinels of
Indian Maritime Zone
OUR SERVICES TO THE NATION & MARINE COMMUNITY

           The Coast Guard is the principal agency for enforcement of provisions of all national enactment in force in the maritime zones of India and provides following services to the Nation and marine community.

  • Ensuring safety and protection of the artificial islands, offshore installations and other structure in our maritime zones.
  • Providing protection to fishermen and assistance to them at sea while in distress.
  • Preservation and protection of our maritime environment including prevention and control of maritime pollution.
  • Assistance to the Department of Custom and other authorities in anti-smuggling operations.
  • Enforcement of MZI Acts.
  • Initiating measures for the safety of life and property at sea.

 

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Coast Guard Headquarters, National Stadium Complex, New Delhi 1100 01