On 27th November 2013, Mr. Milind Deora flagged off a Boat Cruise for senior citizens at the Gateway of India in Mumbai. The programme was launched by the Ministry of Shipping with a view to boost Mumbai’s coastal tourism. ¬†As a part of the initiative, Mr. Deora rode a high speed jet-ski at H2O, Girgaum Chowpatty. The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) under its Corporate Social Responsibility scheme had financed the event. The JNPT, in partnership with the Government of Maharashtra also plans to undertake numerous measures to adorn the Elephanta Caves and the Elephanta Island which are located 10 kilometers off the Mumbai Coast in the Arabian Sea.