Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
22-November-2010 16:56 IST
Coast Guard Air Enclave in Lakshadweep
In-principle approval of the Government has been recently accorded for the establishment of a Coast Guard Air Enclave at Minicoy in Lakshadweep Islands to cater for deployment of aircraft for search and rescue and maritime surveillance. Commissioning will be done on provision of infrastructure, assets and manpower.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri Hamdullah Sayeed in Lok Sabha today.