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Govt notifies logistics policy, infra ministries to devise plans in 6 mths

PM GatiShakti and will address logistics issues pertaining to infrastructure, processes, digital improvements, policies and regulatory reforms, and capacity building for better workforce

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Shreya Nandi New Delhi
Key infrastructure ministries such as rail, highways, ports, steel, among others, will have to prepare sector-specific plans to increase logistics efficiency in consultation with various stakeholders within six months, according to the national logistics policy (NLP) notified by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade on Thursday.

For instance, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways can lay down an action plan to develop digital systems to trace and complete visibility of cargo, reduce compliance burden on roads, and measure reliability of truck movement, strategise to address truck driver shortage and their social security, digital system to monitor

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First Published: Sep 29 2022 | 10:51 PM IST

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