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Vijay Chafekar takes over as Coast Guard Commander (West)

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Chafekar has been appointed as the (western region), the said today.

Chafekar took over the charge from K R Nautiyal, who has been promoted to the rank of additional and appointed of the Coast Guard's eastern seaboard at Visakhapatnam, it said in a statement.

Hailing from Nagpur, Chafekar was previously the deputy (policy and plans) at the Headquarters in

The holds an M.Phil degree in defence and strategic studies, apart from and PG Diploma in maritime law. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Joint Services Staff College at in the United States, the statement said.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 12:55 IST