Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways announces Roadshow in Visakhapatnam for the Global Maritime India Summit-2023

Telugu super news,Visakhapatnam, August 23rd, 2023: The Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Water ways announces a pre-event roadshow in Visakhapatnam, as a precursor to the highly anticipated 3rd Global Maritime India Summit (GMIS) 2023. Scheduled on August 23, 2023, at Novotel,

Visakhapatnam, the roadshow will assemble government officials, industry leaders, maritime stakeholders, and enthusiasts. The event will be graced by the esteemed presence of Sarbananda Sonowal, Hon’ble Union

Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways & Ministry of Ayush who will deliver a special video message on the future of Indian Maritime industry. He will be joined by Bhushan Kumar, Jt. Secretary (Sagarmala), (MoPSW), Govt. of India; G.V.L. Narasimha Rao, Hon’ble MP (RS);

G. Amarnath Hon’ble Minister for Industries, Commerce & Information Technology of Govt. of AP; Durgesh Kumar Dubey, Deputy Chairperson of VPA and IRTS; Dr. N. Yuvaraj, IAS, Secretary, Dept of Industries & Commerce, Govt of AP; K. Venkata Reddy, Chairman, AP Maritime Board.

Anchored by the Visakhapatnam Port Authority, the roadshow will set the context for third Global Maritime India Summit, a landmark event that will shape the industry’s future, fortifying India’s position as a global maritime leader. FICCI is the exclusive industry partner for GMIS2023.

Union Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal articulated his anticipation for the roadshow, declaring, “Visakhapatnam Port occupies a central and indispensable position within India’s maritime sector, representing a fundamental underpinning of our nation’s developmental narrative.

The substantial and noteworthy contribution of this region amplifies both commerce and connectivity, thereby fostering a broader landscape of economic proliferation. This maritime gateway not only embodies the region’s economic potency but also serves as a tangible testament to our unwavering

dedication toward augmenting trade, fostering interconnection, and nurturing societal integration.” He added, “Drawing inspiration from the visionary guidance of the esteemed Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi ji, the Ministry is orchestrating the Global Maritime India Summit (GMIS)

from October 17 to 19, 2023, hosted at Bharat Mandapam. I possess a firm conviction that the deliberations and cooperative endeavors during this occasion will lay the groundwork for a prosperous Global Maritime India Summit 2023. This gathering will also establish a forum wherein

all stakeholders can engage in the examination and harnessing of the extensive capabilities inherent within the maritime domain.” Shantanu Thakur, Hon’ble minister for State, ports, shipping & Waterways, Govt. of India,

“Embracing our maritime heritage is pivotal to India’s progress on multiple fronts. Our vast coastline isn’t just a geographical feature; it’s the foundation of our economic strength, a shield for our security, and a bridge to global opportunities.

As we invest in resilient maritime infrastructure, The need to chart a course towards excellence become more crucial to empower our nation and foster a sustainable future, both at home and on the world stage.”

The roadshow will also witness esteemed presence of Sanjay Pant, IRS, Chief Commissioner of Customs and Central Tax; along with Prof. PVGD Prasad Reddy, VC, Andhra University; Dr. A. Mallikharjuna, IAS, Collector, Visakhapatnam District; Dr. C.M. Thrivikrama Varma, IPS, Commissioner of Police, VSKP; C.M Saikanth Varma, IAS, Commissioner of GVMC.

As the maritime world gears up for the Global Maritime India Summit 2023, the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways extends an invitation to all concerned entities to participate in the Goa roadshow. This presents an opportunity to align with and contribute to the transformative trajectory towards a maritime future characterized by enhanced connectivity and collaborative endeavors.

GMIS 2023 is a premier maritime sector focussed event organized by Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, Govt. of India, to bring together pivotal figures from the industry to explore opportunities, understand challenges, and stimulate investment within India’s maritime sector.

Building upon the legacy of its preceding editions, this third instalment aims to unveil broader prospects for domestic and international maritime stakeholders and investors. Ready to make its presence felt on the global stage and spotlight India’s maritime industry, the Maritime India Summit has now evolved to the ‘Global’ Maritime India Summit this year. The summit is slated for 17th to 19th October 2023, at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi.

For more details on the Global Maritime India Summit 2023, including a complete agenda and registration details, please visit the official website at

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