Government sets up panel to expedite setting up Rs 15.8K cr ports

NEW DELHI: An empowered committee of secretaries has been set up to expedite setting up two new major ports in the country, Parliament was informed today.

These two ports are proposed at West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, entailing an investment of Rs 15,820 crore.

“Steps have been taken for speedy implementation of projects…empowered committee of secretaries to resolve implementation related matter has been constituted,” Shipping Minister G K Vasan told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.

Vasan said techno-economic feasibility study has already been conducted while limits for port in Andhra Pradesh Dugarajapatnam has been notified. Read more


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