ADG S Paramesh

  • Additional Director General
  • Indian Coast Guard

Additional Director General S Paramesh, PTM, TM has served the organisation in various capacities in ashore and afloat appointments with distinction over the past three decades and is presently appointed as the Additional Director General Coast Guard at Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi.

The Flag Officer is an alumnus of the National Defence College, New Delhi and Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. The Flag Officer has a professional history, studded with achievements and proven track record of outstanding and meritorious performance in all assignments he has held.

The Flag Officer is specialised in Navigation & Direction and his sea commands include all major vessels of ICG which include Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel Samar and Offshore Patrol Vessel Vishwast. His key staff assignments include Dy Director General (Operations & Coastal Security), Principal Director (Operations) at the Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi and Chief Staff Officer (Operations) at the Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (East), Chennai. The Flag Officer was at the helm of Coast Guard Region (East), Coast Guard Region (West) and Coast Guard Commander (Eastern Seaboard) from 23 Jul 18 to 07 Aug 23 before assuming the Additional Director General Coast Guard.

The Flag Officer is a recipient of President’s Tatrakshak Medal for Distinguished service, Tatrakshak Medal and was also awarded the Director General Coast Guard Commendation in 2012 and FOCINC (East) Commendation in 2009.


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