India had launched a program to get appliances, Which was only till 1973. And started to enrol personnel from the Indian Navy under the provisions of the Maintenace of Internal Security Act. On 31st August 1974, Cabinet action was proposed by the defence Secretary on the recommendation of Admiral Kohli to the Cabinet Secretary. On 31st July 1975, the recommendation was submitted to the Ministry of Defence for the establishment of the India Coast Guard. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi decided to set up the Indian Coast Guard under the Ministry of Defence. Are you like to buy Indian Stamps and, miniature sheets, you can visit our website Philacy.com.