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India's first coastal policing academy set up in gujarat

India's first coastal policing academy set up in gujarat

India's first national seaside policing foundation, National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP) to prepare police powers in adequately shielding country’s shoreline will start functioning from April 2018. It will be launched from the campus of Gujarat’s Fisheries Research Centre located in coastal Okha town in Devbhumi Dwarka district of Gujarat.

The first-of-its-kind national seaside policing institute will be made and keep running by the multi-organization group of paramilitary and safeguard powers to hone response and skills of marine forces of multiple states which have sealines

The academy will train police personnel and other security officials in maritime laws, seamanship, boat work, navigation, weapons handling, usage of sea guidance and surveillance gadgets and survival skills for chronic operations on the sea during distress and emergencies.The BSF and ICG will form the core to run the academy.The BSF will also provide security to campus.The Indian Navy will help design training curriculum, provide skilled trainers and ensure access to boats and jetties for trainees of the academy