Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA), India’s best-performing Port celebrated India’s 76th Independence Day with enthusiasm and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav at its core. The JNPort family participated in the celebrations held at the JNPA Administration Building. The celebration started with flag hoisting by Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPA in the presence of Shri Unmesh Sharad Wagh, IRS, Dy. Chairman, JNPA, CISF officials and HODs, followed by the singing of the National Anthem.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion of the Independence Day ceremony, Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPA, said, “As we celebrate our independence day, in last one year we at JNPA organized several events under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav that highlighted the various achievements and actions taken by us in contributing to add glory to the nation in different aspects. Since independence India’s port and the maritime sector have played a pivotal role in the nation’s growing economy and J N Port has been contributing to it for 33 years. Wishing you all a very happy Independence day, may we as India’s best performing Port take the nation’s grandeur to even greater heights globally in the days to come.”
Later, Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPA felicitated Sister Ujwala Nikhalje & Sister Sushma Mhatre working at JNPA Hospital for being at the forefront of the vaccination drive in the fight against the Covid19 pandemic.
In the last year, JNPA aligning with the guidelines of the Ministry of Port, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India, organized various events under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav for the employees and even for the public welfare. Free health checkup camps, port visits for college students and faculties to create awareness about the port sector, various competitions, cultural events, tree plantation, etc. were conducted by JNPA as initiatives under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
The celebration of Independence Day concluded with Shri Sanjay Sethi extending warm Independence Day greetings to all the Employees, Labour Trustees and stakeholders of JNPA. Followed by cultural event organized by CISF officials on the theme of patriotism.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) at Navi Mumbai is one of the premier container handling ports in India. Commissioned on 26th May 1989, in less than three decades of its operations, JNPA has transformed from a bulk-cargo terminal to become the premier container port in the country.
Currently JNPA operates five container terminals: The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT), the Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT), the Gateway Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. (GTIPL), Nhava Sheva International Gateway Terminal (NSIGT) and the newly commissioned Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCTPL). The Port also has a Shallow Water Berth for general cargo and another Liquid Cargo Terminal which is managed by BPCL-IOCL consortium and newly constructed coastal berth.