Coastal Security Exercise Sagar Kavach commences
2-Days coastal security exercise named Sagar Kavach has been commenced at Paradip Coast, Odisha. The Sagar Kavach exercise is being held between West Bengal and Odisha states.
What is Sagar Kavach
- The objective of this exercise is to practice in view of 26/11 Mumbai attacks so that, attacks could be prevented through the sea.
- Over 10 departments have joined this exercise. they are Indian Navy, the Indian Coast Guard, Odisha Police, local fishermen, the forest dept and the port marine dept.
- Sagar Kavach exercise will be conducted for a period of two days. red and green forces will be formed to stop attacks.