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Vijay Chafekar is new Flag Officer of ICG West

IANS  |  Mumbai 

has taken over as the new Flag Officer, (West Region) from K.R. Nautiyal, an said here on Wednesday.

The change of was effected on Tuesday. who has been promoted as and Commander, Eastern Seaboard, based in

The (West) comprises a critical area that extends to the outer limits of the Exclusive Economic Zone from the coasts of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, and and Lakshadweep.

Chafekar, who has an M.Phil. in Defence and Strategic Studies, was previously (Policy and Plans) at the Headquarters,

An alumnus of the Joint Services Staff College, New Port, US, IG Chafekar is a recipient of Tatrakshak Medal and the President's Tatrakshak Medal.

In his three-decade career, IG Chafekar has commanded all classes of ICG Ships and Air Squadrons at Kolkata, Chennai and and has served at various locations including Chennai, Kochi and in the



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 10:32 IST