Indian Coast Guard (Coast Guard) got new indigenous patrol vessel ‘Kamala Devi’ on Thursday. The patrol vessel was commissioned in the presence of Coast Guard Director General (DG) Virender Singh Pathania at a function held at GRSE Shipyard here.
These ‘Fast Patrol Vessels’ have been completely designed and manufactured in-house by GRSE. Kamala Devi is the fifth ship in the series of five Fast Patrol Vessels, designed and built indigenously by GRSE, Kolkata, in line with the vision of Make in India.
On this occasion, the DG said that its induction would strengthen the force. Officials told that this patrol ship will be deployed in the Haldia sea area of Bengal. ICGS Kamala Devi has been named after Kamala Devi Chattopadhyay, said a GRSE official.
who promoted the upliftment of artisans and craftsmen across the country And worked towards the development of performing arts. The length of this ship is 48.9 meters and its weight is 308 tonnes.