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Foundation stone laid for 280-cr worth projects at Deendayal Port


Droupadi Murmu, President of India, laid the foundation stone for four important projects worth 280 crore at Deendayal Port Authority, Kandla in Gujarat. These projects will enhance the port’s infrastruc­ture, boosting its logistics performanc­e, and the economic growth for its hinterland. They will also improve the port’s cargo handling capacity and improve the TAT of the ships and faster evacuation of the cargo. New dome-shaped godowns inside cargo jetty area will be built at 69.51 crore for more cargo handling. The upgradatio­n of plots and storm water drains in 66 hectares inside cargo jetty area at 80 crore will upgrade the plots/storage area. The upgradatio­n in another 40 hectares at 47 crore will increase cargo handling and storage capacity inside custom bonded area and help in boosting imports / exports of dry cargo with a capacity of 8.8 lakh MT.

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