Panaji: The multi-agency security exercise – Sea Vigil 22 – began in Goa on Tuesday, a senior Naval official said.
The Indian Navy spokesman said that Sea Vigil 22 was initiated early morning of November 15, 2022.
“The exercise is planned over the next two days to establish a robust coastal Defence and coastal security setup alongside all the central and State security agencies,” he said.
The spokesman said that the Indian Naval and Coast Guard vessels along with aerial assets were deployed along the coast for a layered security setup. Goa state security police and Fisheries Department along with CISF and Customs are patrolling closer to the coast and maintaining an up-to-date maritime domain awareness, he added.
“Also, security audits of High value assets and points are being undertaken during the exercise by various agencies to improve and enhance security setup along the Goa coast,” he said.