Two new major ports are likely to come up at Sagar in West Bengal and at Dugarajapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. RITES has estimated capital requirement, including connectivity project cost at Rs 78.2 bn for Sagar Port.
Industry chambers feel that the proposed Rs 8,000 crore major port in at Dugarajapatnam in Vakadu 'mandal' or block of Andhra Pradesh may boost export and import from the east coast and contribute to the economic progress of the state. It may be noted that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently cleared the proposed port project, which is coming up on a 5,000 acre land in the stat
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the setting up of two major ports, one each in West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh. The ports would be set up in at Sagar Island, West Bengal and at Dugarajapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. According to a government press release, the existing port facilities at Kolkata and Haldia are riverine ports and are f
The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) is likely to clear the two major port projects in Andhra Pradesh's Ramayapatanam and West Bengal's Sagar. The two projects are part of the centre's plan to award as many as 30 ports worth Rs 24,600 crore during the current year and enhance the cargo handling capacity by 288.48 million tonne