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Government of India
Ministry of Shipping
27-August-2012 17:49 IST
State Maritime Boards
The Ministry of Shipping has advised all the Maritime States to set up Maritime Board as part of its initiatives to give a major fillip to non-major ports.

In successive Maritime State Development Council meetings, it has been resolved that Maritime States may set up State Maritime Boards as it facilitates development of the Maritime Sector in the States. Gujarat, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have already set up State Maritime Boards.

The above information was given by the Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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