Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways is building the National Maritime Heritage Complex at the historic Indus Valley civilisation region of Lothal in Gujarat with a total cost of three thousand five hundred crores rupees.
A first-of-its-kind complex in the country, this centre will showcase India’s rich and diverse maritime heritage. The foundation stone for this project was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Ports, Shipping, and Waterways Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in a statement today said that it is one of the major projects under Sagarmala scheme of the Ministry, which has an edutainment approach.
He said, by using the latest technology maritime heritage will be projected in a user-friendly manner to spread awareness among people. The commissioning of Phase 1A of this project is targeted to be completed by March 2024. Government of Gujarat is playing vital role in this project.