(a) Ensuring the safety and protection of artificial Islands, offshore terminals, installations and other structures and devices in any maritime zone.

(b) Providing protection and assistance to fishermen in distress while at sea.

(c) Preservation and protection of our maritime environment including prevention and control of marine pollution.

(d) Assisting the Customs and other authorities in anti-smuggling operations.

(e) Enforcement of Maritime Zones of India Act

(f) Precautionary measures for the safety of life and property at sea and collection of scientific data.