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Rajendra Singh takes over as new Coast Guard chief

Rajendra Singh on Saturday took over as the Director General of Indian Coast Guard.

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Publish Date: Feb 27 2016 12:13PM | Updated Date: Feb 27 2016 12:13PM

Rajendra Singh takes over as new Coast Guard chief

 Rajendra Singh on Saturday took over as the Director General of Indian Coast Guard.

 
He succeeded Vice-Admiral H C S Bisht who has been shifted as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Indian Navy's Eastern Command.
 
He appointment has come at a time when plans are on to make the Coast Guard a 200-ship and 100-aircraft force by next two years.