Roles and Responsibilities of Coast Guard

  • Ensuring the safety and protection of artificial Islands, offshore terminals, installations and other structures and devices in any maritime zone.
  • Providing protection and assistance to fishermen in distress while at Sea.
  • Preservation and protection of our maritime environment including prevention and control of marine pollution.
  • Assisting the Customs and other authorities in anti-smuggling operations.
  • Enforcement of Maritime Zones of India Act.
  • Precautionary measures for the safety of life and property at sea and collection of scientific data.