Rakesh Pal became the 25th Director General of the ICG

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Rakesh-Pal-became-the-25th-Director-General-of-the-ICGRakesh Pal has been appointed as the 25th Director General of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). He has the distinction of being the first gunner of ICG.

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  • Shri Pal is an alumnus of the Indian Naval Academy and had joined the Indian Coast Guard in January 1989.
  • Mr. Pal has done Electro-Optics Fire Control Solution courses from the United Kingdom.
  • Rakesh Pal has served the nation in various capacities in his illustrious career spanning over 34 years. Prominent among them are the post of Commander Coast Guard Region (North West), Gandhinagar, Deputy Director General (Policy and Plans), and Additional Director General, Coast Guard at Coast Guard Headquarters in New Delhi.
  • Shri Pal was awarded the Tatrakshak Medal in 2013 and President Tatrakshak Medal in 2018 for his distinguished service.

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