Buzzing Chandigarh Feb,8: Chandigarh:(. Sonam )Aryavart Maritime Institute (AMI) Ropar, Punjab becomes the First Maritime Institute approved by D.G Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India. The institute is solitary institute for three states J&K, HP and Punjab. The opening of this institute will assist all merchant navy aspiring candidates to get training near their hometown, earlier the candidates had to visit long distance like Mumbai or New Delhi for training purposes. The institute is well approachable & located on NH-205 (5km from Kurali Punjab) with the world class facilities including ship simulators, semi Olympic size swimming pool, advance firefighting mock up, hostel facilities and the most importantly well xperienced pioneer faculties.For more details aspirants can visit the maritime Institute.