Container Production under Make In India to be facilitated for cargo transportation

2022-08-16 15:40:06 Marine News

A high-powered meeting was held between the Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw in presence of Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya at New Delhi on Monday 15 August..

The meeting was held to deliberate and facilitate an ecosystem for container production under the Make In India programme.

 

Ports, Shipping and Waterways Ministry in a statement said, “In a move to make India ‘Atmanirbhar’ in its requirement for containers, the high-powered meeting deliberated various aspects in this regard. With cluster base manufacturing in focus, the CONCOR will be working closely with the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW).”

 

“The meeting also discussed how the availability of Make In India containers may open up the avenue for domestic cargo transportation using the vast expanse of inland waterways of India. Various ways and means to encourage Indian producers of containers were also discussed” the ministry said.

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