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Over the last few years, the Government of India has rightly refocused attention on the shipping and logistics sector, and has recognised it as a key contributor to the development of the country.
Nandan Yalgi, Managing Director, Boxco Logistics India Pvt Ltd, lauds the efforts of the Ministry of Shipping in launching port-led development projects that will eventually bring down logistics costs across the country.
The Union Budget of 2017-18 has laid a 25 per cent increase in allocations for infrastructure over last year. There has also been a renewed focus on transportation, development of port infrastructure and its automation.
Road traffic fatalities are the tenth leading cause of death globally. The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that if city authorities or government don't take necessary precautions in the next 13 years, it will become the 7th leading cause of death.
It was 6.15 pm with 15 minutes to go for the mega event of the infrastructure equipment industry. Meanwhile, the Viceroy Hall at the heritage Claridges Hotel located in New Delhi's famed Lutyen's Zone was already filled to capacity.
A major road safety initiative has been launched, focussing on reducing the factor of human error in road accidents that claim more than a lakh lives in India annually.
Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that the government is committed to reduce the number of road accidents by 50 per cent
Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that the government is committed to reduce the number of road accidents by 50 per cent in the next two years and is employing various measures to achieve this objective.