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GoI, CILT collaboration to form 'Centre of Logistics Excellence'

May 04, 2019: In order to set up an institutional mechanism to work with various stakeholders in the logistics sector, the logistics division under the department of commerce, ministry of commerce and industry, the government of India and the Chartered Institute of Logistics

GoI, CILT collaboration to form
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(L-R): Sanjiv Garg, Shanti Narain, N Sivasailam, and Anant Swarup.

May 04, 2019: In order to set up an institutional mechanism to work with various stakeholders in the logistics sector, the logistics division under the department of commerce, ministry of commerce and industry, the government of India and the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) India have inked pact on April 30. Under this agreement a 'Centre of Logistics Excellence' will be created with a focus on integrated transport systems and information technology.

The Ministry has entered into a bipartite agreement with CILT India to collaborate and promote the logistics sector in India. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Anant Swarup, joint secretary - logistics, the government of India and Shanti Narain, national chairman, CILT India in the office of special secretary - logistics, N Sivasailam in Udyog Bhawan.

CILT India would assist in conducting training and education programmes as well as conferences and exhibitions, coordinate and promote research both at the national and international level, publish papers and periodicals and institute awards, offer fellowships and prizes.

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