Tamil Nadu Becomes First State to Get 2 Coast Guard Districts – Chennai, Tuticorin
- Tamil Nadu became the first state in the country to get a second Coast Guard district headquarters – Thoothukudi.
- The first district headquarters is Chennai.
- Inaugurated by state Governor Banwarilal Purohit, the Thoothukudi district headquarters has been set up with an aim to augment security mechanism on the eastern coast and the state in particular.
- Coast Guard DIG Arvind Sharma has taken over charge as the first district Commander of the district headquarters (Tuticorin).
Source: Business Standard