Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2016 for 53 MTS and Other Jobs. Headquarters, Coast Guard Region (West), Mumbai has announced notification for the recruitment of 53 Motor Transport Driver (OG), Storekeeper, Assistant Storekeeper, MTS (Peon), Unskilled Labourer, MTS (Safaiwala, Chowkidar, Mail), Fireman, Upper Divison Clerk, Engine Driver and Fire Engine Driver vacancies on Direct Recruitment basis and Deputation basis. Eligible candidates may apply in prescribed format of application within one month from the date of advertisement.
About Indian Coast Guard:
Recruitment Notification Highlights
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) protects India’s maritime interests and enforces maritime law, with jurisdiction over the territorial waters of India, including its contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone. The Indian Coast Guard was formally established on 18 August 1978 by the Coast Guard Act, 1978 of the Parliament of India as an independent Armed force of India . It operates under the Ministry of Defence.
The Coast Guard works in close cooperation with the Indian Navy, the Department of Fisheries, the Department of Revenue (Customs) and the Central and State police forces.
One of the historic operational successes of the ICG occurred in October 1999, with the recapture at high seas of a Panamanian-registered Japanese cargo ship, MV Alondra Rainbow, hijacked off Indonesia. Her crew was rescued off Phuket, Thailand. The ship had been repainted as MV Mega Rama, and was spotted off Kochi, heading towards Pakistan. She was chased by ICGS Tarabai and INS Prahar (K98) of the Indian Navy, and apprehended. It was the first successful prosecution of armed pirates in over a century.
The Indian Coast Guard conducts exercises with the other coast guards of the world. In May 2005, the ICG agreed to establish liaison links with Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). In 2006, the Indian Coast Guard conducted exercises with its Japanese and Korean counterparts.
After the 2008 Mumbai attacks, the Indian government initiated a programme to expand the ICG force, assets and infrastructure. The force is expected to be tripled between 2010 and 2019 in manpower, vessels and aircraft.
Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2016 Details:
Total Number of Vacancies: 53posts
Name of the Post:
A. Direct Recruitment Basis: 32 Posts
1. Motor Transport Driver (OG): 14 Posts
2. Storekeeper: 3 Posts
3. Assistant Storekeeper: 3 Posts
4. MTS (Peon): 5 Posts
5. Unskilled Labourer: 2 Posts
6. MTS (Safaiwala): 2 Posts
6. MTS (Chowkidar): 1 Post
7. MTS (Mail): 1 Post
8. Fireman: 1 Post
B. Deputation Basis: 21 Posts
1. Upper Divison Clerk: 13 Posts
2. Engine Driver: 3 Posts
3. Fire Engine Driver: 5 Posts
Important Dates for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2016:
Date of Advertisement: From 23-1-2016 to 29-1-2016.
Last Date for Receipt of Application: Within one month from the date of advertisement.
Rs.5,200/- to Rs.20,200/- + GP- Rs.2,400/ 1,900/ 1,800.
How to Apply Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2016:
The eligible candidates may send their application in the prescribed format along with self attested copy of certificates to the concerned units to be submitted by Ordinary Post within one month from the date of advertisement.
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