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Coastal monitoring and surveillance is being carried out on real time basis by Indian Coast Guard around India’s coastline through Chain of Static Sensors (CSS) consisting of 46 radar stations. These Radars have been installed since 2011 and there are no known harmful effects on environment.

Steps taken by the Government to strengthen the coastal security and to protect the vulnerable coastal ecosystem from further climatic degradation, inter-alia, include patrolling, surveillance, exercises, community interactions, social campaigns on marine pollution and oil spill control.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt in a written reply to Shri MVV Satyanarayana and Shrimati Chinta Anuradha in Lok Sabha today.