Port Blair, Oct. 12: The Indian Coast Guard in close liaison with other stake holders is prepared to meet any threat emanating from the sea. To strengthen the existing security mechanism and mature Interoperability, Coastal Security Exercise Sagar Kavach is conducted and coordinated by Indian Coast Guard twice a year. The exercise aims to assess the effectiveness of the Coastal Security Structure in guarding against/preventing unauthorised landings and  fishing community in serving as “Eyes and Ears” for early warning towards seaward threat. The Coastal Security Exercise for the year 2020 is being conducted from 14 and 15 Oct 20. The exercise is will be conducted with assets/ personnel drawn from all 17 stakeholders responsible for Coastal Security setup of the A&N Islands and overseen by the Chief Secretary (A & N).