Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of the Rs 7,900-crore fourth container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust that is expected to double its handling capacity.
Phase-I, which would add 2.4 million tonne equivalent units a year capacity, was completed at a cost of Rs 4,719 crore in 36 months. The second phase that will take the additional capacity to 10 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) would be completed by 2022.
Inaugurating the first phase of the fourth terminal of the JNPT, to be operated by the Singapore Ports, Modi said his government is focusing on port-led development. Read More
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