The Indian Coast Guard is a multi-mission organization, conducting round-the-year real-life operations at sea. Despite being relatively small, it has a wide range of task capabilities for both surface and air operations. The organization is headed by the Director General Indian Coast Guard (DGCG) exercising his overall command and superintendence from CGHQ located at New Delhi. At CGHQ, he is assisted by Additional Director General Indian Coast Guard (ADG CG), Seven Deputy Director Generals of the rank of Inspector General and other senior officers heading various staff divisions. For effective Command and Control, the Maritime Zones of India are divided into two seaboards namely, Eastern Seaboard and Western Seaboard which comprises of five Coast Guard Regions, namely, North-West, West, East, North-East and Andaman & Nicobar(not under any sea board), with the respective Regional Headquarters located at Gandhinagar, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Port Blair. The Coast Guard Regions are commanded by Officers of the rank of Inspector General.