Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated Maritime India Summit 2021

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated Maritime India Summit 2021 through Video Conference on 2nd March 2021. This summit is scheduled between March 2 to March 4. Maritime India Summit has been organized by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and waterways jointly with EY as the knowledge partner and FICCI as the Industrial Partner.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also launched an e-book of maritime vision 2030, which is aiming to make the Indian maritime industry at par with the top global benchmark in the next 10 years.
Minister of Transport of Denmark Mr. Benny Englebrecht, Chief Ministers of Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, Union Ministers Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, and Union Minister of State (I/C) for Ports, Shipping And Waterways, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, were present for the occasion.

In his welcome address, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya said that the Maritime India Summit is one of the biggest virtual summits in the world, with the participation of more than 1.7 lakh registered participants from more than 100 nations. In this three-day summit, we will have ministers from 8 nations, more than 50 global CEOs, and more than 160 speakers which includes 115 international speakers from 24 nations.

The summit will visualize a roadmap for India's Maritime sector for the next decade and will work to propel India to the forefront of the Global Maritime Sector.