• Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C)
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  • Ficci
  • India has 12 Major Ports and 205 notified Non-Major Ports along its 7,500 Km long coastline and vast network of navigable waterways of 5000Km
  • Globally, India ranks #2 in ship recycling and #21 in ship building. India is ranked amongst the top 5 countries supplying trained manpower, with 17% growth in seafarers in the last 3 years.
  • The total traffic handled at Indian Ports has risen steadily from 885 MTPA in FY 2010-11 to 1,307 MTPA in FY 2019-20. India’s Major Ports have witnessed ~4% CAGR growth over the last 5 years and handled ~54% of the country’s total cargo in FY 2019-20.
  • Two Indian Ports, JNPT (#33) and Mundra (#37) have the distinction of featuring in the list of top 40 global container ports. India augmented its capacity by over 65% across all Major Ports in the last 5 years.
  • Inland Water Transport: India has increased the modal share of cargo from 0.5% to 2% and has witnessed 19% year-on-year growth in car-go volumes over the last 5 years
  • India is one of the world's top 5 ship recycling countries and holds 30% share in the global ship recycling market.
  • India has become the fourth country in the world to have its independent Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)
  • The Government of India allows 100% FDI under the automatic route for port development projects
  • The cumulative FDI equity inflow in the Port industry is USD 1,637.30 Bn during the period April 2000 to September 2020

Sagarmala Programme

The Government launched the ambitious Sagarmala Programme in March 2017, with the vision of port-led development and growth of logistics-intensive industries. Under Sagarmala Programme, USD 123 Bn would be invested across 415 projects across the following identified components:

  • Port Modernization and New Port Development
  • Port Connectivity Enhancement
  • Port-Linked Industrialization
  • Coastal Community Development

Maritime India Vision 2030

  • Maritime India Vision 2030
    • With the objective of propelling India to the forefront of the Global Maritime Sector, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways has formulated Maritime India Vision 2030 (MIV 2030), a blueprint to ensure coordinated and accelerated growth of India’s maritime sector in the next decade.
    • Maritime India Vision 2030 envisions an overall investment of INR 3,00,000 – 3,50,000 Crore across ports, shipping, and in-land waterways categories. This vision roadmap is estimated to help unlock INR 20,000+ Crore worth of potential annual revenue for Indian Ports. Further, it is expected to create an additional ~20,00,000+ jobs (direct and non-direct) in the Indian maritime sector.
    • Maritime India Vision 2030 suggests development of a Maritime Development Fund (MDF) to enable raising long term funds in the domestic and international markets. MDF would then on-lend such funds to the maritime sector at competitive rates. Funds are proposed to be utilized for financing:
      • Financing support for fleet acquisition by shipping companies
      • Inland Waterways operations & vessel financing
      • Setting up and modernizing shipyards
      • Setting up ship repair facilities
      • Setting up ship building ancillary parks and design hubs
      • Promoting cruise tourism
      • Port led development
      • Mechanization and capacity expansion of existing ports through PPP
      • Setting up new ports and jetties through PPP

    To read more, log on to website of Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways

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