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Odisha Light House Tourism

The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways is to develop five light houses in the state of Odisha. Four districts have been identified. About the Light Houses The Light Houses are to be built in Public – Private Partnership mode. The identified districts are as follows: Gopalpur lighthouse in Ganjam Paradip lighthouse in Jagatsinghpur False ..

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Shipping Ministry issues “Aids to Navigation Bill 2020”

On July 10, 2020, the Ministry of Shipping issued “Aids to Navigation Bill 2020” draft for public consultation. The bill aims to replace 90 years old Light House Act, 1927. Highlights The bill has been introduced to augment people participation and transparency in governance. The bill will bring in best global practices, international obligations in ..

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India to launch “Lighthouse Tourism”

On July 7, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Shipping shri Mansukh Mandaviya held a high-level meeting to develop 194 lighthouses into major tourist attractions. This will boost tourism activities and also will provide opportunities to learn about the enriched history of lighthouses. Highlights A detailed action plan was presented at the meeting. According ..

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