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  • Under Coastal Security Scheme Govt. of India have sanctioned 18 Marine Police Stations (5 MPSs in phase-I + 13 MPSs in phase-II) in the state to strengthen the security on entire coast of Odisha. The aim and objectives of Coastal Security is to check export of illegal arms, contraband articles through sea route, infiltration of unauthorized person, unauthorized fishing, entry of any antinational elements and to guard against attack on vital installations along the sea coast. All the Marine Police Stations have been made operational since January 2015.

  • Under Coastal Security Scheme, State Govt. has sanctioned 738 posts of Executive police personnel of different ranks (Insp-18, SI-54, ASI-54, HAV-144, Const-432, A.D.-36) for 18 Marine Police Stations. Further State Govt. has also deployed 270 posts of Home Guards @ of 15 per each Marine Police Stations for guarding the Fish Landing Centers/Fish Landing Points in the state. To provide security to vital installations located at coastal areas i.e. Defence organization, major/miner port etc. these 738 posts of executive police personnel are equally distributed among all the 18 Marine Police Stations in the state.

  • Under Coastal Security Scheme Govt. of India have provided 15(ten -12 ton & five- 5 ton) Fast Interceptor Boats (FIBs) for patrolling in the coastal areas and these boats are deployed at different Marine Police Stations i.e. Balaramgadi, Kasafal, Dhamra, Jamboo, Paradeep, Astaranga, Arakhakuda and Arjyapalli. To operate the FIBs, State Govt. has created 280 posts of technical staff (ex-navy and Coast Guard) of different ranks. At present 83 technical staff of different ranks are deployed at 8 Marine Police Stations to operate the FIBs. For accommodation of police personnel of Marine PSs and technical staff 20 bedded barrack has been constructed at Bahablalpur, Chudamani, Bandar, Astaranga and such barrack will be constructed at Sonapur during this year.

  • Odisha has 487 kms long coast line. Odisha Police conducts regular/ periodic assessment of the security scenario to assess any illegal immigration, entry of anti social elements etc from the sea. Regular patrolling in the sea as well as on the land are being conducted by Fast Interceptor Boats and vehicles provided to MPSs. The fishermen community residing on the sea shore areas is being informed to remain alert to collect intelligence and to intimate the authorities in time. To sensitize the fishermen community, Coastal Security Awareness Programme is being conducted every month. For extensive checking of boats and verification of documents of all fishing vessels operating at sea a monthly security drill ‘OP SAJAG’ is carried out every month with the help of Indian Coast Guard. To check the authenticity of fishermen residing in coastal hamlets, 80 nos. of NPR Card readers have been issued to all the 18 Marine Police Stations in the state. Intelligence sharing meeting is being conducted every month at Coast Guard Hdqrs. Paradeep with all the stake holders i.e. Odisha Marine Police, Forest Department, Fishery Department, Port Authority, Intelligence and Custom Department etc. To sensitize the fishermen residing in coastal areas, Community Interaction programme is being conducted regularly by staff of Naval Officer in- Charge, Odisha along with co-operation of Odisha Marine Police.

  • All the Coastal Supdts. of Police are instructed to give protection to Olive Ridley Turtles by performing patrolling. Regular patrolling is being done in the jurisdiction of each Marine P.S. and foot patrolling has been introduced by the staff of the respective MPSs in a regular manner in order to give protection to Olive Ridley Turtles on the coastal areas.

  • To generate confidence in the minds of general public/ fishermen community and to ensure coordination among the stake holders all total 11 Coastal Security Exercise and 10 Combined Coastal Security Exercise namely SAGAR KAVACH have been conducted with West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, Marine Police, Coast Guard, Indian Navy and other stake holders. Due to operation on Interceptor boats, Odisha Police has acquired seafaring capability up to 5 nautical miles. Functioning of Marine Police Stations have instilled confidence among fishermen community and they are extending full co-operation.



Arakhakuda Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18533 Dt.15.05.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Arakhakuda in Sadar Sub-Division of Puri District to be called as Arakhakuda Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II approved by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Arjyapalli Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18526 Dt.15.05.2014 regarding redefine of territorial jurisdiction of Arjyapali Marine Police Station under Chatrapur Revenue Sub-Division of Ganjam District under Coastal Security Scheme of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Astaranga Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18558 Dt.15.05.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Nuagarh in Sadar Sub-Division of Puri District to be called as Astaranga Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Dhamara Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 27109 Dt.17.07.2014 regarding redefine of the jurisdiction of Dhamara Marine Police Station in Bhadrak District established under Coastal Security Scheme of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Balaramgadi Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18579 Dt.15.05.2014 regarding transfer of six villages from the jurisdiction of Chandipur Police Station to the jurisdiction of Balaramgadi Marine Police Station in Balasore district established under Coastal Security Scheme of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Jamboo Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18896 Dt.17.05.2014 regarding redefine of territorial jurisdiction of Jamboo Marine Police Station in Kendrapara Sub-Division of Kendrapara District under Coastal Security Scheme, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Kasafal Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18565 Dt.15.05.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Bahabalpur in Sadar Sub-Division of Balasore District to be called as Kasafal Marine Police Station at Bahabalpur under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Paradeep Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 29960 Dt.08.08.2014 regarding redefine of territorial jurisdiction of Paradeep Marine Police Station in Jagatsinghpur District under Coastal Security Scheme, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Jatadhari Muhan & Kasia Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 30017 Dt.08.08.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Sandhakuda in Jagatsinghpur District to be called as Jatadhari Muhan Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 27099 Dt.17.07.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Kasia in Bhadrak District to be called as Kasia Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Penthakata & Sonapur Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18540 Dt.15.05.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Nuanai in Sadar Sub-Division of Puri District to be called as Penthakata Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18519 Dt.15.05.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Sonepur in Berhampur Sub-Division of Ganjam District to be called as Sonapur Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Bandar & Chandrabhaga Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 30010 Dt.08.08.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Bandar in Jagatsinghpur District to be called as Bandar Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18547 Dt.15.05.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Ramachandi in Sadar Sub-Division of Puri District to be called as Chandrabhaga Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Chudamani & Talchua Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 27086 Dt.17.07.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Chudamani in Bhadrak District to be called as Chudamani Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18882 Dt.17.05.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Talchua in Pattamundai Sub-Division of Kendrapara District to be called as Talchua Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II approved by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


  • Talsari & Tantiapal Marine Police Station.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18572 Dt.15.05.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Udayapur in Sadar Sub-Division of Balasore District to be called as Talsari Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

  • Govt. of Odisha, Home Dept. Notification No. 18889 Dt.17.05.2014 regarding establishment of a Marine Police Station at Tantiapal in Kendrapara Sub-Division of Kendrapara District to be called as Tantiapal Marine Police Station under Coastal Security Scheme, Phase-II approved by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.