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Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has announced that his company would invest another Rs 49,000 crore in Gujarat for expanding port capacity, and will set up cement plants. It is also planning a foray in the wind and solar power sectors over the next five years.
After a hiatus in 2014, there are emerging signs of takers for PPP projects in some of the sectors, including ports. Baring some shortcomings, PPPs have achieved resonable success rate. However, it is too early to say that they have been a grand success.
A holistic development model is required to push the sluggish growth in the ports sector. Looking at the bigger picture, from coal for power & steel plants to crude oil for refineries, ports provide a gateway for the majority of Indian trade.
For its special economic zone (SEZ) at Mundra in Gujarat, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone is seeking additional land from the Union government. Adani Ports has 6,700 hectares of land that is notified and it has asked the government for another 1,800-1,900 hectares of land, the company said.
For a number of years Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) lost its 30th rank among the world's container handling ports owing to issues like strong competition from ports such as Mundra, Pipava and Hazira and delay in the developing the fourth container terminal. The London-based Â“Containerisation InternationalÂ” publishes the list of leading 30 container ports. Until now,