Bharat Pravah – India along its shores program launched
Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal started a unique campaign
Initiative to connect common people with sea and waterways
New Delhi. Union Minister for Shipping, Ports and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal has started a unique campaign to pay special attention to the role of rivers, ports and navigation in the everyday life of the common man. The initiative started by his name ‘Bharat Pravah’ aims to connect the general public with waterways through literature, dialogue and communication. Union Minister for Shipping, Ports and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal has launched the program ‘Bharat Pravah – India along its shores’ on Wednesday.
Inaugurating this initiative, Sarbananda Sonowal said that at a time when our Prime Minister Narendra Modi is showing a new path to the world. The initiative of the Institute for Governance, Policies and Politics (IGPP) to bring the importance of shipping, ports and waterways to the minds of common people is commendable. It will create awareness among the people about the issues related to this industry. In this initiative, it is important that people living away from the coastal areas are also reminded of the importance of rivers and seas, which should become a part of the social psyche and ‘Jan Manas’.
There will be national and international dialogues, conferences and award shows
According to Manish Tiwari, director of IGPP ie Institute for Governance, Policies and Politics, a series of regional, national and international dialogues, conferences and award programs will be organized in the next few months in collaboration with the Union Ministry of Shipping, Ports and Waterways. . People from different walks of life like scholars, educationists, policy makers will participate in these. These programs will focus on themes such as rivers and ocean-centric development.
Programs will be held in Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Visakhapatnam, Varanasi, Calicut
These include, through a historical perspective, seas, rivers, ports and ships in folk culture and literature, their representation in Indian culture, the role of shipping and ports in India’s development, the politics and economics of port privatization, inland waterways: the arteries of development Topics like Ports, their role and importance, Greening Ports and Shipping Industry, Future of Ports and Shipping Industry – Management, Challenges and Policies will be covered. These events will be organized at Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Visakhapatnam, Varanasi, Calicut and other major centers of waterways, ports and shipping. It will cover the whole of India from Dwarka in the west to Guwahati in the east, Varanasi in the north to Rameswaram in the south.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 18, 2023, 17:22 IST