After the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), seamless movement of trade could get another boost from multi-modal transportation.
The first multi-modal facility would be up and running before December 2018, Road Transport, Highways, and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.
The Rs 170-crore multi-modal terminal at Varanasi is likely to emerge as a major logistics gateway connecting North India to the eastern and north- eastern states, extending up to Bangladesh.
The ongoing construction of the Varanasi terminal, which will have waterway, rail and road connectivity, is part of the government’s Rs 5,369 crore Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP). Read More…
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