Recently, who became the first woman to be promoted as DIG of Indian Coast Guard?
Correct Answer : a ) Nupur KulshresthaExplanation :
Nupur Kulshrestha has become the first woman to be promoted as DIG of the Indian Coast Guard. She joined the service in 1999.
Indian Coast Guard:
- It was established in 1978 by the Coast Guard Act, 1978.
- It operates under the Ministry of Defence.
- It aims to protect the ocean and offshore resources, to assist mariners in distress, to enforce maritime laws, to preserve marine environment, and to collect scientific data and back up the navy during the war.
- Motto: “Vayam Rakshamah”- We Protect
- Director-General: Krishnaswamy Natrajan
Hence, A is the correct answer.
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