Q. With reference to Sea-Vigil, a defence exercise, consider the following statements:
1.It is a national level coastal defence exercise.
2.The objective behind this exercise is to activate the Coastal Security apparatus across India and assess the overarching Coastal Defence mechanism.
3.The exercise will be undertaken along the entire coastline including the Exclusive Economic Zone of India.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Statement 1: Sea-Vigil is a national level coastal defence exercise conceptualised in 2018 to validate various measures that have been instituted towards enhancing maritime security.

Statement 2: The objective behind this exercise is to activate the Coastal Security apparatus across India and assess the overarching Coastal Defence mechanism.

Statement 3: The exercise will be undertaken along the entire coastline including the Exclusive Economic Zone of India.

Source: PIB