JNPT cel­e­brates sil­ver ju­bilee year

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Jawa­har­lal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) cel­e­brated its sil­ver ju­bilee on July 5 this year in Mum­bai. GK Vasan, Union Cabi­net Min­is­ter of Ship­ping and Milind De­ora, Min­is­ter of State (Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, IT and Ship­ping) were present at this func­tion as the Chief Guest and the Guest of Hon­our re­spec­tively. Also present on the oc­ca­sion were Dr Viswa­p­ati Trivedi, Sec­re­tary (Ship­ping); T Kumar, Ad­di­tional Sec­re­tary, Fi­nan­cial Ad­vi­sor; NN Kumar, Chair­man, JNPT and sev­eral other dig­ni­taries. The Min­is­ters also fe­lic­i­tated the achiev­ers of the ship­ping and port in­dus­try. Ad­dress­ing the gath­er­ing, Vasan in­formed that cur­rently, JNPT is han­dling 44 per cent of In­dia’s con­tainer trade. “The port will con­tinue to ex­pand its ca­pac­ity, im­prove its ef­fi­ciency and cater to the re­quire­ments of trade in the years to come,” he said. “JNPT is one of the lead­ing ports in the world. It is emerg­ing as the main fa­cil­i­ta­tor of In­dia’s in­ter­na­tional trade. We want it to be recog­nised as In­dia’s pre­mier con­tainer port pro­vid­ing in­te­grated lo­gis­tics to the best in­ter­est of trade and cus­tomers,” sup­ple­mented Trivedi.

GK Vasan, Union Cabi­net Min­is­ter of Ship­ping and Milind De­ora, Min­is­ter of State (Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, IT and Ship­ping) for­mally launch­ing the sil­ver ju­bilee year cel­e­bra­tion along with other dig­ni­taries

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