Govt considering Rs10,000 cr package for shipping industry

Govt considering Rs10,000 cr package for shipping industry
PTI
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First Published: Fri, May 22 2009. 11 21 AM IST
Updated: Fri, May 22 2009. 11 21 AM IST
New Delhi: The Centre is considering a Rs10,000-crore package for the shipping industry to help it tide over the global economic crisis, a senior government official said.
“We know that the shipping industry in the country is facing difficulties. We are actively considering a package of Rs10,000-crore to help the industry,” Shipping joint director-general C B S Venkataramana told reporters here.
He was speaking at a seminar on logistics park organised by industry body CII here today.
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First Published: Fri, May 22 2009. 11 21 AM IST