ATMOI, BCHAA call on Shipping Minister
AMTOI President Sailesh Bhatia, along with BCHAA senior Vice President Ashish Pednekar and Omprakash Agarwal, Advisor, BCHAA, met the Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi recently.
Bhatia, along with other delegates, apprised Gadkari about various issues faced by the stakeholders in shipping/port sector. Gadkari assured them full support towards resolution of issues faced by the trade and facilitating growth of the logistics, shipping and port sector. They also called on Minister of Tourism and Culture Shripad Naik who had during his earlier term as a Union Minister of State in the Vajpayee Government held charge of portfolios like Shipping, Finance and Civil Aviation. Further, Bhatia conveyed that regular interactions would be undertaken with Ministry of Shipping & Surface Transport to streamline issues faced in the multimodal shipping and logistics sector, and most importantly, take the required steps to control the transaction cost and ease out the operational difficulties.