The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) is giving enormous thrust on improving Logistics in the country and taking steps to bring efficiency into logistics management.
Delivering a talk on “Improving Operational Efficiency in Logistics Infrastructure; Multimodal Integrated Logistics Parks; Technologies…” at ‘Smart Mobility Conference 2021’ at Pragati Maidan in the Capital, Joint Secretary (Logistics), Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Suman Prasad Singh, said: “Our present focus to have integrated planning of transport network development. We should not develop it in silos, That’s why the “GatiShakti” portal has already come.” “So far as infrastructure of MoRTH is concerned, our basic purpose is to reduce the travel time.
There are instances near ports, when a distance of 10 km, sometimes takes more than 24 hours to cover. The reason is not the distance but many other factors like traffic restrictions,” he said.