Sivamani takes over as new commander of Eastern seaboard HQ


The Indian Government on Saturday approved the appointment of the Indian Coast Guard’s Additional Director General, Paramesh Sivamani, as the new commander of the force’s Eastern seaboard headquarters. The appointment will be based out of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. He was earlier commanding the western region of the force in Mumbai and has been given the new command on promotion.

Sivamani, over the last three decades, has served in various capacities in both ashore and afloat appointments with distinction.

The officer has a professional history, studded with achievements, and a proven track record of outstanding and meritorious performance in all the assignments he has held.

“The Flag Officer is specialised in navigation and direction and his sea commands include all major vessels of the ICG, which include Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel Samar and Offshore Patrol Vessel Vishwast, according to a statement by the Indian Coast Guard.

His key staff assignments include Deputy Director General (Operations and 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.

He is an alumnus of the National Defence College, New Delhi and the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington.