Panch Karma Sankalp

  • 23 May 2023

On May 22, 2023, at the end of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways' (MoPSW) Chintan Shibir in Munnar, Kerala, the 'Panch Karma Sankalp' was announced.

The five major announcements made during the event were as follows:

  1. MoPSW will provide 30% financial support for the promotion of Green Shipping.
  2. Under the Green Tug Transition Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, VO Chidambaranar Port, Paradip Port, and Deendayal Port, Kandla will procure two tugs each.
  3. Deendayal Port, Kandla, and VO Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin will be developed as Green Hydrogen Hubs.
  4. A Single Window Portal will be designed to facilitate and monitor river and sea cruises and their bookings.
  5. Jawaharlal Nehru Port and VO Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin, will become smart ports by 2024.