UndefinedEmerging Opportunities for Public Private Partnerships in Logistics, Infrastructure and Connectivity Undefined


CII organises conference on Andhra Pradesh as a Multi-modal Logistics Hub

Hyderabad (I-Newswire) February 27, 2014 - CII Andhra Pradesh in association with Government of Andhra Pradesh organised a Conference on Andhra Pradesh as a Multi-modal Logistics Hub, here today. The objective of the Conference was to focus on the opportunities available in the intermodal and multimodal logistics and address the challenges in this sector. The Conference also focused on infrastructure, regulation and technology issues.

Mr. Girish Pillai, Adviser - Infrastructure, Railway Board in his special address said, "Dedicated Industrial corridors all acrosss the country will make tremendous difference to the manufacturing sector which is going down. There is a need of private initiatives to increase the scope of capacity. The Railways has opened up a lot of opportunities for PPPs. Private containers, rail side warehousing, investment in infrastructure, support in last mile connectivity are some of the avenues. Also, 3rd party logistics help decrease overall logistics costs. A model shift from road to rail and a model mix of logistics is required."

In a special address Mr., IAS, Secretary - Investment & Infrastructure Dept.,Government of Andhra Pradesh shared a brief overview of the government's plans towards Logistics and Supply Chain. "Formation of AP Maritime Port is expected soon and also a Civil Aviation Policy towards Logistics is on its way. The AP government has worked in the direction of creating a grid for Oil and Gas. Panel has been set to develop a new port in the state through public private partnership (PPP). The development of new ports aims to significantly increase the country's cargo-loading capacity. The government has also proposed to develop other ports to be developed under PPP Mode" he said. Talking about multimodal logistics he said, "Some Private participation is required in Railways as well. The infrastructural gap needs to be filled in and we need to migrate from road to rail".

Mr. Agrawal Associate Director - Transport & Logistics, KPMG shared the growth of Indian Logistics and Supply Chain Industry, which, he opined, was traditionally a work of art and not scientific. "The scope and the idea has totally changed and involves the key parameters of transportation, efficiency, quality management and cost reduction".
Earlier, in his welcome address, Mr., Convenor - CII Andhra Pradesh Ports & Logistics Panel & Founder & CEO - GATI Limited opined that the sector contributes significantly to the GDP of the country and has lot of room for improvement as well as expansion.

The day-long conference was attended by over 150 delegates from the Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain fraternity.






About Perfect Relations

Perfect Relations is South Asia's leading image management specialist.

Established in   More.. Delhi in 1992, we are today the single biggest resource in communications and business policy advice for India's corporates, domestic and global.

We work to position your company and your brand the way you would like and need them to be seen.

We are a full service agency.

We employ over 200 media and industry specialists.

We have company-owned offices in 14 major cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad.Less..

Contact Information

Perfect Relations
Perfect Relations
Begumpet
500016
Phone : +91-40-44555777

Tags:

logistics   Hyderabad   CII  

Published in:

Transportation

Published On:

February 27, 2014

Print Release:

Print Release

If you have questions regarding information in this press release contact the company listed above. I-Newswire.com is a press release service and not the author of this press release.The information that is on or available through this site is for informational purposes only and speaks only as of the particular date or dates of that information. As some companies and PR Agencies submit their press releases once per week,month or quarter, make sure to check the official company website for accurate release dates as our site displays the I-Newswire.com press release distribution date only.We do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information on or available through this site, and we are not responsible for or omissions in that information or for actions taken in reliance on that information.


Related Releases

The Kinetics Hybrid Now Approved for the $6 Million NYSERDA Voucher Program
The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced today that Crosspoint Kinetics' hybrid electric system qualifies for voucher funding. Owners of private and non-profit, class 3-8 bus and light truck fleets that operate

"Pandora Car Rental" Provides Luxury Cars on Rent for Dalaman Journey
Pandora Car Rental provides car hire and airport transfers services in Dalaman, Turkey. Enriched with latest models cars equipped with all modern amenities suits all budgets. Available on 365 days, 24/7 anytime day or night within Dalaman Region

Best Removals Storage Rates to Solve All Relocating Needs in London UK
Your moving day can be stressful, in order for us to provide you with the correct level of service on your moving day, please ensure that you give us clear, enough and concise information regarding your move.

Limo Company Brings Safety to All Clients in the 2014 Prom Season, Orlando
Prom Season is just around the corner in Orlando. The CEO points out the various safety benefits of hiring a limo service for teenagers during the prom season and assures the prospective clients that the company's limo drivers follow road safety guid

Smart Cars Meet Smart Chargers
The Intelligent Charging project demonstrates the nation's most significant advancement in vehicle charging to date: Bi-directional communication between the car and the charger.