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JNPA hosts ‘Orientation Programme for Major Ports Officers

Nov 28th, 2022 5:38 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

Mumbai, November 28, 2022: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA), India’s best-performing Port have organized an ‘Orientation Programme for the Major Port Officers’ at the JNPA training centre. The two-week programme commences on November 28, 2022, and concludes on December 9, 2022. Dr. Malini Shankar, Ex D.G. Shipping, Vice Chancellor, Indian Maritime University inaugurated the Orientation Programme, in the presence of Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPA, Unmesh Sharad Wagh, IRS, Dy. Chairman, JNPA, Rajeeva Sinha, Former Director MPSEZ, & Adviser JNPA, the expert faculty members and all the participants from the Major Ports of India.

The Orientation program for the Major Port officers by JNPA is first of its kind initiative accorded by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways to come up with a novel idea to bring faculties from both public and private sectors to share their expertise with all the officers participating from all the major ports of India to bring new patterns in the way the port sector operates and functions in our country.

Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Malini Shankar, Ex D.G. Shipping, Vice Chancellor, Indian Maritime University, stated, “JNPA has taken a commendable initiative as this training session will give a different perspective from the expert faculties that will help in upskilling and re-skilling the competencies of the officials from all the major ports.

In his address, Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPA, said, “The training programme is specially designed considering the requirement of a 360-degree learning in the present fast-paced working environment. In two weeks, the leading domain expert faculties will cover relevant topics and diverse subjects, effectively giving a holistic overview of the Port. The orientation programme instils a desire to keep learning and sharing for overall development of the Port Sector.”

The theme for the first week of the training programme is “PORT OPERATIONS AND ECOSYSTEM.’ Expert faculties from the government, private sector and Port of Antwerp International with experience and expertise of over three decades and more will lead the training sessions. For the second week, the theme is ‘MANAGERIAL EFFECTIVENESS,’ wherein seasoned professors from IIM Indore will guide the participants. During the training sessions, panel discussions of topics like SEZ, MMLP, etc. and field visits will be organized for the participants.

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