A total of 141 agreements were signed by various players in the maritime sector at the Maritime India Summit
Geetanjali Minhas | April 16, 2016 | Mumbai
The first-ever Maritime India Summit attracted investments worth Rs 82,905 crore. A total of 141 MoUs and business agreements were signed by various players in maritime sector at the three-day event. Talking about the Sagarmala Port Project, home minister Rajnath Singh said that the project will not only redefine inland transportation but also revolutionise it. “It is certain that India will become an economic superpower. Nitin Gadkai (union minister for road transport and highways and shipping) has imagination, vision and conviction. Under his leadership, contribution of shipping industry to the GDP of the country will increase by 2-3 times in the next five years,” Singh said.
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