Thomas Sim: Skill development in Logistics — Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

Thomas Sim Skill dev in Logistics

— at Vigyan Bhawan

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Listening to remarks from the Minister of Skill development about professionals of nautical studies available in our country the minister remarks that we don’t have such experts is unwarranted as our nautical  or Maritime institute are world class an the technical experts get easy jobs in International markets and have abundance experience in Passengers,,cargo,oil tankers and  institutes have respective ISO 9001 certification.

The Shipping industry is in global recession the shipping industry is unwell but the expertise in all three segments of Shipping enough expertise is avilable in the country and can work on state of art ports.

Thirty-four MoUs, amounting to about 2 lakh crores rupees, were signed at the India Integrated Transport and Logistics Summit that concluded in New Delhi yesterday.

Addressing the Summit, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said, the 2 lakh crore rupee investment is just the tip of the iceberg as the ball has been set rolling after the first mega step of integrating various departments. He said, the need of the hour is to join hands for an integrated approach to spur infrastructure growth.

Of the total 34 investment pacts committed, more than 15 pertain to setting up multi-modal logistics parks by state governments. Agreements for port connectivity and land ports were also inked.

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