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Rajnath To Attend Coast Guard Investiture Ceremony

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be the chief guest at the investiture ceremony of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Tuesday during his two-day visit to Chennai.

The ceremony will take place on Tuesday evening.

Singh will also commission the Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Varaha during his visit.

According to a senior Defence Ministry official, Singh is scheduled to commission the Varaha on Wednesday on the last day of his visit.

The Varaha is an offshore patrol vehicle developed by a private agency in accordance with a contract signed with the Defence Ministry.

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The private firm is committed to build seven offshore patrol vehicles as part of this contract out of which the first two have already been delivered and commissioned.

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