Govt has taken various policy decisions & initiatives to increase the share of Indian seafarers at global level: Mansukh Mandaviya

Mr Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Chemical and Fertiliser, has said that the number of seafarers in India has seen an unprecedented growth of 42.3 per cent due to various policy level changes brought in by the government in the last four years. From 108,446 seafarers in 2013, India
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NEW DELHI: The Union Shipping Ministry is awaiting Revenue Department’s response on allowing domesticated containers to carry export-import cargo for export-import routes, a top official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi. “We have taken this issue with Department of Revenue, generally they feel that they would also require to consult transportation stakeholders
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NEW DELHI: Naphtha, shrimps and cotton yarn are among about 200 export items from India for which tariff concessions can be sought from China under the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. China has granted deeper duty cuts to India’s competitors including Peru, Pakistan, Australia, South Korea and ASEAN in free-trade agreements
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COCHIN: The Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation  Shri Nitin Gadkari and Kerala Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan laid the foundation for India’s largest Dry Dock at Cochin Shipyard in Kerala.  The Dry Dock will give an impetus to “Make in India” initiative under Sagarmala and
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NEW DELHI: Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has said India and the US have exchanged offers for a possible trade deal with a view to resolving issues related to bilateral commerce. “The negotiations are ongoing. Of course, at this stage they have given an offer and we have also given a counter-offer and we
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TOKYO: India is going through a massive transformative phase and international agencies say the Country will drive the growth of the global economy in the coming decade, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said recently as he invited the Indian community in Japan to contribute actively in building a “new India”. The PM was in Japan to
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Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu,met a high level Russian business delegation on 27 October 2018 in New Delhi. Discussions were held on increasing investments and business engagements with Russia. Russia has invested USD 1.2 billion in India between 2000 and 2017. In the 18th annual summit that took place
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The Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Water Resources, Mr Nitin Gadkari, has said that the government will make interlinking of rivers a reality. This would fulfil the water needs of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Soon after laying the foundation stones for five National Highway improvement works of the state Public
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Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday there was no reason for Russia to freeze or cut its oil production levels, noting that there were risks that global oil markets could be facing a deficit. OPEC and its partners led by Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC member Russia agreed in June to lift oil supplies,
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MUMBAI: Union Minister for Road Transport Highways & Shipping & Water Resources, River Development, & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari assured that he will first assess and then review the impact of cabotage relaxation after one year. He said this at an event organised on ‘India’s coastline- Engine and wheel of economic growth’, held at ITC
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