Udupi, Feb 25, 2023: Coast Guard Karnataka Commander PK Mishra opined that the training offered at the Coastal Security Training Institute will aid the Coastal Security Police in protecting the coastal area more efficiently.
He spoke during the valedictory ceremony of the first batch of the training program held at the Coast Guard Police Office in Malpe on February 25, 2023.
According to the DIG, it is crucial that all personnel have a clear understanding of appropriate communication and operation when working at sea. He also reassured that the Coast Guard would provide all possible assistance if further training was required.
Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer, Prasanna H., expressed his views on the occasion, stating that the Coastal Security Training Institute would provide necessary training not only to police personnel but also to the staff of the revenue and rural development departments. He added that by providing certificate courses to the general public, the training institute would be able to organize continuous programs.
Anti-Naxal force SP Nikam Prakash Amrit was also present during the event.
The first batch of the training program took place from February 13 to 25 at the Coastal Security Training Institute in Malpe. A total of 25 personnel from the state’s Coastal Security Police attended the training, which covered swimming training, protecting individuals in danger, fire hazard protection, using communication systems at sea, boat mechanisms, drones, and necessary actions for protection and operation.
The ceremony also included prize distribution for staff who performed well during the training. Abdul Ahad, SP, Coast Guard, and Principal, Coastal Security Training Institute welcomed the gathering while Inspector Shankar of the Coast Guard police compered the program. Inspector Pramod delivered the vote of thanks.