Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship ‘Sujeet’, the second in the series of five Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) built by Goa Shipyard Limited, was commissioned in Goa on Tuesday.”Shri Raj Kumar, IAS, Secretary (Defence Production), commissioned @IndiaCoastGuardship ‘Sujeet’ on 15 Dec 20 at GSL, Goa in presence of Director General K Natarajan, CMD M/s GSL and dignitaries from Armed Forces, Central, and State Govt while following GoI COVID protocols,” ICG tweeted.
Raj Kumar, Secretary of Defence Production who commissioned ‘Sujeet’, was later briefed about state-of-the-art technology ship.”Shri Raj Kumar, IAS, Secretary (Defence Production), being briefed about state-of-the-art technology to meet maritime challenges in safeguarding national interests & to facilitate maritime trade & commerce,” ICG said in a subsequent tweet.
ICG said that this vessel has been made in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Make in India’.
“India Coast Guard ship ‘Sujeet’, second in the series of 05 OPV indigenously designed and built by M/s Goa shipyard Limited, in line with Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Make in India’ will be commissioned today at GSL Goa by Raj Kumar, IAS, Secretary (Defence Production),” ICG said in an earlier tweet.
WHAT IS INDIAN COAST GAURD ?
The Indian Coast Guard is an Armed Force, Search and Rescue and Maritime Law Enforcement agency that protects India’s maritime interests and enforces its maritime law, with jurisdiction over the territorial waters of India, including its contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone.