The maritime sector in the country is poised for major growth as the Centre has initiated steps towards this direction, said Union Minister of State for Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan. He was inaugurating a building at the Indian Maritime UniversityÂ´s Kochi campus.
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Maritime sector poised for major growth
India, due to its long coastline, is richly endowed with natural maritime advantages. The countrys 7,500 km coastline covers 13 states and Union Territories. A number of ports along the long coastline lie along key international trade routes. There is huge potential even for inland water transport.
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By way of the National Skill Development Council, the government wants to give an extra impetus to technical and vocational education. This philosophy is also very evident by way of wanting to improve employability by promoting the manufacturing sector and the Â´Make in IndiaÂ´ campaign.