The Maritime Agenda envisages plans for creation of port capacity of around 3200 MMT for handling the expected traffic of about 2500 MMT by 2020. However, in order to scale up this capacity
Indian Oil Corporation chose Dhamra coast in Odisha's Bhadrak district for setting up a natural gas terminal at an investment of Rs 5,000 crore. In future, IOC plans to raise the capacity of the terminal by above 10 mn mtpa per annum. IOCL and the state government would jointly promote necessary infrastructure in Odisha for distribution of natural gas for indu
Odisha government proposed the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to upgrade road connectivity to six non-major ports in Astarang, Baliharchandi, Gopalpur, Dhamra, Chudamani and Subarnarekha. It may be recalled that in February 2012, the Odisha government awarded the contract for feasibility studies for four-lane connectivity to these non-major ports to two consultants.e "preloaded content"