On 23 February 2022, the Union Minister for Ports, Delivery and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the Dredging Museum on the Dredging Company of India (DCI) workplace at Seethammadara, Visakhapatnam. The Nidarshan Sadan i.e. Dredging Museum proudly represents the historical past and achievements of DCI, Visakhapatnam. A group of classic pictures and miniature replicas of assorted fashions of dredgers are placed on show. Addressing the workers on the DCI workplace, the Minister appreciated the contribution of dredging within the discipline of ports and transport. Minister Sonowal was knowledgeable by officers in DCI about his future plans and gave a report of growth through the years. The Dredging Museum was established at DCI in Visakhapatnam to rejoice the completion of 45 years of Dredging Company India.
Earlier yesterday, the Union Minister inaugurated the Heart of Excellence in Maritime and Shipbuilding (CEMS), Visakhapatnam. CEMS has been established to offer expert manpower as an vital base for coastal neighborhood growth. This prestigious establishment was arrange by the Ministry of Ports, Delivery and Waterways as part of the Sagarmala undertaking. The power homes 18 state-of-the-art laboratories specializing in product design and validation, superior manufacturing, testing and optimization, dimensional accuracy management techniques and plenty of different industry-related areas.
CEMS has began its operations on 1st April 2019 and until date has skilled 5028 college students in numerous fields. It is usually licensed as a coaching heart for the Product Lifecycle Administration (PLM) platform. Through the lockdown interval, CEMS began on-line and hybrid programs for Diploma and B.Tech college students and efficiently skilled 4219 college students.
As part of his go to, the Union Minister can even lay the inspiration stone of a number of port initiatives at Visakhapatnam Port Belief on February 24.