Maritime India Vision 2030

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To boost the waterways network, the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways has planned several initiatives to develop ports in India at par with global standards.

An overview of the news

  • This project has been made under the Maritime India Vision (MIV) 2030.

  • The ministry has planned an investment of Rs 1,00,000 to Rs 1,25,000 crore for capacity enhancement and development of world-class infrastructure at ports.

  • Under the Maritime India Vision (MIV) 2030 the government aims to make world-class mega ports, transshipment hubs.

  • The container throughput of Indian ports was 17 million TEUs (Twenty Equipment Unit) in the period 2020, while that of China was 245 million TEUs in the same period.

  • The combined container throughput of the top 20 major global ports stood at 357 million TEUs during the 2020 period.

Maritime India Vision 2030

  • It is the master plan to ensure coordinated and accelerated development of India's maritime sector over the next decade.

  • It identifies over 150 initiatives across 10 themes covering all aspects of the Indian Maritime Sector.

  • It is a comprehensive effort to define and meet the National Maritime Objectives.

  • It envisages an overall investment of Rs 3,00,000 - 3,50,000 crore in the ports, shipping and inland waterways categories.

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