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Two officers from Manipur promoted to full Commandant Rank in Indian Coast Guard

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, April 30:

Commandant (JG) S Kholing Lawrence and Commandant (JG) Ngamlien Touthang of the Indian Coast Guard have been promoted to full Commandant Rank (Selection Grade) in their first year of reaching eligibility years of 15 years of service.
Commandant S Kholing Lawrence, son of Late S Somi hails from Kasom Khullen Village, Kamjong. He joined Indian Navy as Short Service Commission Officer in 2006. The officer was in the Submarine Arm of the Indian Navy, specializing in Signal Communication and Electronic Warfare. Post completion of his engagement in the Indian Navy, he was absorbed into the Indian Coast Guard in 2018 with the rank of Commandant (Junior Grade). The officer is a qualified Dynamic Positioning operator and has served onboard Pollution Control Vessel ICGS Samudra Prahari. He is married to Rinchuila Horam and the couple is blessed with a boy and a girl.
Commandant Ngamlien Touthang, son of Lunkholet Touthang hails from Molkon Village, Saikul, Kangpokpi District. The officer joined Indian Coast Guard as Assistant Commandant (Direct Entry) in 2006. The officer is the recipient of Tatrakshak Medal (Gallantry), ABP News Bravery Award, DGICG Commendation for his outstanding performance in various appointments in the past. He was also the recipient of DGICG Trophy for best under trainee Assistant Commandant during his training days. He is married to Boinu Hoineithem and the couple is blessed with three boys.
The two officers are presently holding key appointments as Staff Officer to important Flag Officers on ICG. On promotion to full Commandant, the officers will be appointed in different capital ships as Executive Officers.
The promotion of the officers in the highly competitive environment in the premier maritime service of the country is a matter of great pride for the entire state and a source of inspiration for youth who aspire to join Defence Services.
Established in 1977, the youngest Defence Service is also the fastest-growing Coast Guards in the world. ICG fleet comprising 160 ships and 80 aircraft are undertaking 24×7 surveillance across the vast Indian Maritime Zone of 2.3 Million Sq Km, rendering all kinds of humanitarian assistance to mariners in distress and apprehending all criminals engaged in unlawful activities at sea. A career in the Indian Coast Guard is highly rewarding and satisfying for people with a positive attitude.

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