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Shri Sarbananda Sonowal launches Sagar Setu Mobile App of National Logistics Portal Marine

This app would help custodians in improved accessibility as a mobile app allows easier access: Shri Sarbananda Sonowal

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shri Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday launched the App Version of National Logistics Portal (Marine)  ‘Sagar-Setu’ in the presence of Shri Shripad Y. Naik, MoS, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) Shri Sudhansh Pant, Secretary and other senior officials.

The app has been envisaged with deliverables covering features like a Login Module, Service Catalogue, Common Application Format, Letter of Credit, Bank Guarantee, Certification, and Track & Trace etc. It will provide real-time information on activities that are generally not within reach of the importer, exporter, and customs broker including vessel-related information, gate, container freight stations and transactions at fingertips. It also enables digital transactions for payments required for the clearance process of import and export like container freight station charges, shipping line charges, transportation charges, etc.

While launching this app Shri Sonowal mentioned, ‘the Sagar Setu Mobile App of the National Logistics Portal (Marine) would help custodians in easier access to functionalities on a handheld device. Mobile App will ensure data mobility such that approvals & monitoring shall be at the fingertips of port & ministry officials and stakeholders as well.

Sagar Setu Mobile App to enable real-time monitoring, approvals and transactions

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal launches Sagar Setu Mobile App of National Logistics Portal Marine
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Benefits for Traders

• Improve convenience with the reduced turnaround time for approval and compliance.

• Increase visibility of operations and tracking.

Benefits for Service Providers

• Help in the tracking records and transactions offered

• Receive notification of service requests.

It is pertinent to add that the Ministry of Ports, Shipping Waterways and Ministry of Commerce & Industry envisaged this one-stop digital platform National Logistic Portal Marine in the month of January 2023. Within a span of two months SAGAR-SETU app has been launched which will boost maritime trade thereby enhancing the economy of the country.

Disclaimer: This is an official press release by pib.

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