As a curtain-raiser to the upcoming Maritime India Summit (MIS-2021), which is being organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, a roadshow was organised by the Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) at Port Kalavani Auditorium here on Wednesday. The summit will be held online from March 2 to 4.
Addressing the roadshow VPT chairman K Rama Mohana Rao called upon the youth to make use of the abundant employment opportunities available during the upcoming Maritime India Summit-2021. He said that due to Covid19, the Summit is being conducted in virtual mode and urged the youth to register in large numbers and avail the facilities.
Rama Mohana Rao asked port users and other stakeholders, and also the general public to register in large numbers to take note of the developments taking place in the Indian Maritime Sector and the availability of large-scale employment opportunities including the roadshow. Visitors can register without any cost. The chairman added that the focal sectors such as state maritime boards, stakeholders of the maritime sector such as policy planners, Government agencies, domestic and international investors, sector experts, shipping lines, and representatives of ports across the globe, will be participating in the summit.
He said that it is a perfect platform to attract both domestic and international investments to position India at par with international ports in the Maritime sector. Durgesh Dubey, IRTS, Deputy Chairman, J Pradeep Kumar, CVO, Krishna Kumar, president, Visakhapatnam Stevedores Association, Sudhir Mulagada, Chairman of AP Chambers of commerce and Industry Federation-Visakhapatnam Zone, and Srinivasa Raju, Confederation of Indian Industry, Visakhapatnam Zone spoke on this occasion.