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Letter to the Prime Minister (Shifting of Indian Coast Guard Academy-Azheekal-Kannur)

Dear Shri. Narendra Modiji,

I would like to bring to your kind attention to the news item about shifting of the Indian Coast Guard Academy from Azheekal in Kannur district in Kerala to Baikampady near Manglore in Karnataka and seek your kind intervention to drop any such proposal and proceed to complete the construction of the Academy at Azheekal.

As you are aware the Union Council of Ministers approved establishment of Indian Coast Guard Academy in 2009 and search for suitable site having ample space on coastal water front was initiated. Government of Kerala agreed to transfer land with Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation in the coastal town of Azheekal for the establishment of the Academy. The land transfers was completed within two years, in February, 2011 and the foundation stone was laid for the academy on 28 May 2011 by the then Defence Minister (more…)