Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Narendrabhai Modi today unveiled the January edition of Maritime Horizon, an in-house magazine of Gujarat Maritime Board. The Hon’ble Chief Minister articulated vision, thoughts and plans for the port development in the State through an article in the Magazine.
With more than 35% of the country’s traffic currently handled by Gujarat, its role in the development of the country is significant. Gujarat in the last decade had added almost 228 MMTPA to its port capacity, which is the highest so far by any state.
Chief Minister suggested that ports should not be seen on a stand-alone basis, but should be seen in terms of overall logistics infrastructure and therefore, he highlighted the need for development of overall logistics and infrastructure including the hinterland connectivity and the access of port facilities to the land-locked states.
Additional Chief Secratry Ports Shri H. K. Das, Vice Chairman of Gujarat Maritime Board Shri A. K. Rakesh & officials remained present on the occasion.
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