Government’s Policy Decisions and Initiatives Increase the Share of Indian Seafarers at Global Level

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, Minister for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya said.  From 108446 seafarers in 2013, India now has 154349 seafarers. India now provides 9.35 per cent of the
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The Commerce Ministry is working on a strategy to revitalise India’s exports, working with key exporting ministries to formulate sectoral, commodity and territory specific export strategy. Meetings with concerned ministries and stakeholders have been held, after which a matrix of specific action points have been prepared sector-wise, commodity-wise and territory-wise, said Union Minister of Commerce
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Forty-five Indian companies are participating in the SIAL Paris exhibition – the largest international market place for food service professionals.   Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) has inaugurated a special Indian pavilion in the ongoing mega exhibition for the participating companies. SIAL Paris is the leading exhibition of food service products with more than 7020 French and
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NEW DELHI: Five more rice mills have been cleared for exporting non-basmati rice, from India to China, taking the total to 24 rice mills. The first consignment of non-basmati rice, of 100 tonnes, was shipped to China, from Nagpur, in September this year.       In May this year, officials from China inspected rice mills that are
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NEW DELHI: After opening doors to Indian non-Basmati rice, China has removed the ban on exports of rapeseed meal from India, a move which will aid reduce the burgeoning trade deficit between the two countries. Indian rapeseed and soybean meal were banned in China in 2012 due to detection of contamination. Since then, India has
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NEW DELHI: India’s thermal coal imports rose at the fastest pace in three-and-a-half years in the September quarter, spurred by new demand and domestic infrastructure bottlenecks that are threatening Government plans to cut foreign supplies. Imports jumped 35 per cent to 42.7 million tonnes during the three months ended Sept. 30, according to data from
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Indian exporters have an increased opening to tap the US market given the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Department of Commerce has surmised. It has reportedly identified close to 180 items where Indian players can take advantage of the opportunity that has opened up due to higher duties imposed by the
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Despite the difficult global environment, Indian exports have grown at a healthy rate of 12 per cent plus in dollar terms and close to 19 per cent in rupee terms, Mr Anup Wadhawan, Commerce Secretary, has highlighted. He was interacting with the media after a meeting with exporters in Chennai, organised by the Federation of
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A Rs 35,000 crore plan has been drawn up for electrification of all railway lines across the country, Railway Board Member Ghanshyam Singh said here Sunday 21 October 2018. Electric energy was cheaper and Railways made a saving of Rs 13,500 crore per annum by using it instead of diesel on several routes, Singh, who is Member
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India said the worrying trend in the Indian Ocean Region has been the proliferation of violent non-state actors and networks at sea, which harbors numerous challenges and demands a recalibrated outlook to collective Maritime Security, Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff said on October 22.  Addressing the Galle Maritime dialogue, a
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