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PM INAUGURATES MARITIME INDIA SUMMIT 2021

PM INAUGURATES MARITIME INDIA SUMMIT 2021

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Maritime India Summit 2021' via video conference.

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  • The Maritime India Summit 2021 is being organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways on a virtual platform from March 2-4.
  • The summit will visualise a roadmap for India's maritime sector for the next decade and will work to propel India to the forefront of the global maritime sector.
  • It will provide a unique platform that will have the virtual and physical presence of prominent shipping and transport dignitaries/ministers from all over the world.
  • Prime Minister released e-book of ‘ Maritime India Vision-2030’. Maritime India Vision 2030 is aiming to make the Indian Maritime Industry at par with top global benchmarks in next 10 years.
  • Prime Minister also unveiled the e-plaque of ‘Sagar-Manthan’:Mercantile Maritime Domain Awareness Centre(MM-DAC). It is an information system for enhancing maritime safety, search and rescue capabilities, security and marine environment protection.

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