25-07-2018

Sagarmala projects connecting ports being implemented by various agencies

There are about 200 projects costing around Rs 2.5 lakh crore that have been identified under the ambitious Sagarmala programme for enhancing connectivity to Indian ports. These include 112 road projects, 70 rail projects, 11 inland waterways projects, 3 pipeline projects and 15 multimodal logistics parks.

These projects are being implemented by various agencies such as National Highways Authority of India, Indian Railways, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Inland Waterways Authority of India, Major Ports, CONCOR, etc.

 

In Rajasthan, 2 multimodal logistics parks are under development by CONCOR at Swarupganj and Phulera. In Maharashtra, 4 multimodal logistics parks are under development by JNPT at Jalna, Wardha, Sangli and Nashik. Besides, places like Jaisalmer in Rajasthan and Pune, Satara, Mumbai/Navi Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri in Maharashtra are being connected through road/rail with ports.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways and Chemical and Fertilisers, Mr Mansukh L. Mandaviya, in Parliament this week, said a release.

Source: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=180864

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