Mission SAGAR

Mission SAGAR is a COVID-19 relief mission launched by the Indian Government in May last year to provide assistance to littoral countries in their response to the pandemic. It was later followed by Mission SAGAR II and Mission SAGAR III in November and December respectively. All these missions work in line with the governmentÂ’s Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) initiative.
As part of this mission, INS Savitri was deployed to help Bangladesh in combating the on-going wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has two 960 LMP Medical Oxygen Plant on board. The indigenously-built offshore patrol vessel comes under the Eastern Naval Command based in Visakhapatnam.

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