Thar Dry Port to expand operations
The Thar Dry Port plans to expand its operations as part of its strategy to develop a network of Inland Container Depots/ Container Freight Stations at key locations. It is initially coming up with new ICDS in Jaipur and Vadodara for which land acquisition is complete. Subsequently, three more facilities will come up in central, north and north-west India. Work on the Jaipur ICD will start in the next two quarters and will be completed in 18 months. Thereafter, the Vadodara ICD will be developed. Both will provide out-of-thebox solutions to create value for customers. There are plans to introduce cold storage facility, vault for precious metals, dedicated area for staging of cars, etc. to meet the growing demand for variety of cargo.