Contract Signed For Construction Of The First Indian Coast Guard Training Ship

  • Ministry of Defence with Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), Mumbai.
  • One Training Ship for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG)
  • Cost of Rs 310 crore under the Buy (Indian- IDDM-Indigenously, Designed, Developed and Manufactured) category. 
  • First dedicated training platform with integral helicopter capabilities.
  • It will provide basic sea training to 70 Coast Guard and other international under-trainee officers.
  • Prepare mariners on multi-dimensional maritime aspects of Coast Guard life.
  • The majority of equipment and systems will be sourced from indigenous manufacturers, including MSMEs.
  • Generate significant employment over a period of three years
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