CIP by Coast Guard at Dugnabad

Port Blair
12 Feb 2018

Coast Guard District Headquarters No.14 conducted a Community Interaction Programme at Dignabad on February 10 with special emphasis to elucidate over “Beti Padhao Beti Padhao” campaign. The programme was attended by local fishing community, representatives from Fisheries Department  and local fishing community leaders. During the event the fishermen were briefed about various safety precautions to be adhered to whilst operating at sea, including use of safety equipment and gears. The fishermen were advised to carry all life-saving equipment, Boat registration papers including individual biometric ID cards. Usage of DATs and techniques for survival were also demonstrated. The occasion was also utilised to focus on “Drug Abuse” and “Swachhta Hi Seva”.