15 July 2019
The Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri MansukhMandaviya in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today informed that approximately 10,000 jobs have been created through projects initiated under Sagarmala by Ministry of Shipping during the last three years.
The Minister also provided information about the state-wise number of projects which have been initiated till May 2019, by the Ministry under Sagarmala. The details are as follows-
|State/UT||No. of Projects|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||1|
Shri Mandaviya further informed that there has been an increase of 54% in the cargo carried through coastal shipping and navigable waterways since the inception of the Sagarmala Programme.