Sagarmala Programme Current Affairs, GK & News

Sagarmala Seaplane Services Project

The Government of India is to initiate the project of Sagarmala Seaplane Services on selected routes. Which ministry is implementing the Sagarmala Seaplane services? Ministry of sports, shipping and waterways. What is the main objective of Sagarmala Seaplane services? The project aims to provide air connectivity to numerous tourist, religious, remote and unexplored locations near ..

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CICMT: MoA signed between Ministry of Shipping and IIT Kharagpur

A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between the Union Ministry of Shipping and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur for setting up Centre for Inland and Coastal Maritime Technology (CICMT). The MoA will focus on indigenisation of ship designing, building and testing. About Centre for Inland and Coastal Maritime Technology It is a state-of-the-art ..

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India & Portugal to set up National Maritime Heritage Museum

India and Portugal will cooperate in setting up of a national maritime heritage museum at ancient Indian site of Lothal in Gujarat. Lothal (literally means the mound of dead) was one of port cities of Indus Valley Civilization (Harappan Civilization). Key Highlights Background: In March 2019 Government of India allocated a grant for building maritime ..

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Government to set up National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts at IIT Chennai

The Ministry of Shipping has laid foundation stone for setting up of a National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts (NTCPWC) at IIT Chennai to give technological support to ports and maritime sector. It will be set up under Shipping Ministry’s flagship Sagarmala programme. Key Facts NTCPWC’s mandate is to act as technology arm ..

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India’s first mega Coastal Economic Zone to come up at JNPT in Maharashtra

The Union Government has given go-ahead for setting up India’s first mega coastal economic zone (CEZ) at Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Maharashtra. The first of its kind mega CEZ will stretch along north Konkan region spread across Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Nashik and Raigarh. About 45 companies across auto, telecom and IT sectors will soon ..

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