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JNPT Celebrates 72nd Republic Day with Great Enthusiasm

Jan 26th, 2021 10:29 am | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

Mumbai, January 26, 2021: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s premier container port celebrated India’s 72nd Republic Day with fervor and passion, following all the preventive measures amended by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The JNPort family participated in the celebrations held at the JNPT Training Centre. On arrival of the Chief Guest, Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, an impressive Guard of Honour was presented by the CISF officials. The celebration then started with flag hoisting by the Chief Guest, followed by singing of the National Anthem in the presence of Unmesh Sharad Wagh, IRS, Dy. Chairman ,CVO and HoDs.Speaking at the Republic Day ceremony,Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPT, said As we celebrate our 72nd Republic Day, let us remember the sacrifices of our freedom fighters. Over the years, the maritime sector has been a key contributor to the economic growth of the nation, supporting India’s vast trade in the country and as the number one container port, which handles over half of the country’s container cargo, JNPT has played a major role in shaping India’s blue-economy. I thank all our employees, trade partners, and stakeholders for their collective efforts to keep the port operational even during the ongoing pandemic. ”

The auspicious occasion ended with Sanjay Sethi extending warm Republic Day greetings to all the Employees, Labour Trustees and stakeholders of JNPT.

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