Indian Maritime University creates skilled workforce in maritime industry which has huge employment opportunities: Vice Chancellor

Vice Chancellor of the Indian Maritime University Dr Malini V Shankar
today said though the global economy was affected, 70 per cent students of
the institute got good job opportunities in the last five years.
Speaking to the media in Chennai, she said as per the National Education
Policy 2020, curriculum has been revamped and the university is creating
skilled workforce through research, quality education and partnership with
According to Dr Malini Shankar, the Indian Maritime University has signed
MoUs in education and research with the Maritime Universities in Russia,
Mauritius, The Netherlands and Philippines.
MoUs have also been signed with 10 top Shipping institutes including
National Institute of Ocean Technology, Thoothukudi VOC Port and Inland
Waterways Authority of India and training is being given to students.
Under Sagarmala Scheme, training is being given in association with VOC
Port in logistics management, sailing and inspection. Andaman and Nicobar
Port has been signed as the special training institute, she said.
Dr Malini Shankar said training is being provided by the university at its
institutes in Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Kolkata, Mumbai Port and Navi
Stating that the supply chain was disrupted during the Covid pandemic
times, she said training was given to students to handle any disaster in the
The Vice Chancellor said there is less awareness on jobs in shipping sector
though it is responsible for 95 per cent global logistics and 70 per cent cargo
in terms of value being transported through ships.
She urged students to come forward to take up courses offered by the
University. Indian Maritime University Registrar (In-Charge) Shri Saravanan
and Principal Shri Sivakozhundhu were also presen

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