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Development in IndiaDevelopment in IndiaDevelopment in India
Changing priorities and enabling transitions.
By Unudurti R.P. Sudhakar t is a stated objective of the Indian government to substan- has been taking on an increasingly active role on two fronts: tially increase India’s share in global seafarers. With the Enhancing the quality of maritime training and facilitating
I opening up of pre-sea training to private sector participation employment of Indian seafarers.
nearly twenty years ago, a number of institutes came into ex- Today, India’s 138 training institutes produce nearly 3,500 istence across the country. Nearly one year ago, then Director- potential seafarers every year. For them,