MANGALURU: Inspector General VS Pathania, Commander, Coast GuardRegion (West) visited the city on Tuesday to review the Indian Coast Guard operations and infrastructure development in Karnataka.
Pathania’s main priorities as the Flag Officer include strengthening the coastal security through coordination with all state and central agencies and to make the seas safe for all fishermen and merchantmen on the West Coast of India.
During the visit, Pathania interacted with Coast Guard officers and inspected various units. He appreciated everyone’s hard work for maintaining safety, security and pristine environment of the Karnataka Coast as well as sea areas around the state.
“It will be my endeavour that the Indian Coast Guard protects the people of Karnataka who are venturing into sea for fishing. Coordinated efforts of Coast Guard as well as other stake holders like Coastal Security Police, customs, port authorities, related industries will provide conducive environment for the state’s flourishing maritime sector,” said Pathania during interaction.