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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 3649
ANSWERED ON:  10.08.2021
Marine Police Stations
Achyutananda Samanta
Will the Minister of



HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-


(a) whether the Government is considering to sanction two new Marine Police Stations along the coast of Odisha, as there is a huge gap in the coastal areas of Puri and Balasore district, if so, the details thereof, if not, the reasons therefor; and

(b) whether the Government will sanction the construction of new jetties along the Odisha coast, if so, the details thereof; and

(c) whether there are any plans to establish coastal security headquarters or a modern control room in Bhubaneswar to monitor movements of boats in coastal area including boats of Marine Police Stations by using modern communication facilities

(d) if so, the details thereof, if not, the reasons therefor?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

(SHRI NISITH PRAMANIK)

(a) to (d): Based on the vulnerability/gap analysis carried out in consultation with the Government of Odisha, Government of India has provided 18 Coastal Police Stations, 5 Jetties, 15 boats, 23 four wheelers and 41 two wheelers to Odisha under the Coastal Security Scheme of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Scheme has no provision for establishment of Coastal Security Headquarters in the Coastal States/Union Territories, including Odisha.
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