National Maritime Day Celebrates across the country
PM Modi says India’s maritime sector scaled new heights and contributed to boost trade and commercial activities
National Maritime Day is celebrated across the country today. Special events will be organized on the occasion under the auspices of the Indian Navy, Ports Shipyards, Coast Guard and other units. Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his best wishes on the occasion.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India’s maritime sector has scaled new heights and contributed to boosting trade and commercial activities. In his message on National Maritime Day, Mr Modi said that in the last eight years, his government has focused on port-led development which includes expanding port capacities and making the existing systems even more efficient. He said waterways are being harnessed to ensure Indian products get access to new markets.
The Prime Minister said that while government is leveraging the maritime sector for economic progress and building an Aatmanirbhar Bharat, adequate care is also being taken to ensure the marine eco-system and diversity is safeguarded.
In the last 8 years the Government of India has focussed on port-led development which includes expanding port capacities and making the existing systems even more efficient. Waterways are being harnessed to ensure Indian products get access to new markets. pic.twitter.com/DChKfDfZwY
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 5, 2022