JNPT celebrates silver jubilee year
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