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Development of Port Infrastructure 

The Minister of State for Shipping and Finance Shri Pon Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that under Sagarmala Programme, 243 projects (cost: Rs. 142,989 crore) have been identified for enhancing the infrastructure at Indian ports upto 2035. Out of these 44 projects (cost: Rs.8549 crore ) have been completed and 79 projects (cost: Rs. 36,399 crore) are under implementation. These projects are being implemented by Major Port Trusts, State Maritime Boards, State Government/UTs and Private Sector.

12 Major ports have spent Rs. 5,431 Crore in the last two Financial years (FY2016-17 and FY2017-18) and have planned to spend Rs. 4,552 Crore in the current Financial year ( FY2018-19) for developing infrastructure. Additionally, Ministry of Shipping has released Rs. 446 Crore to various implementing agencies in last two years for 35 port infrastructure projects costing Rs. 1,879 Crore.

Government has allowed private sector participation in the development of new ports and development of infrastructure at existing ports. More than 67 projects costing Rs. 89,567 Crore from major ports are being implemented by Private sector under PPP model. There are 34 existing private ports where port infrastructure are being developed by Private Sector

List of Existing Private Ports in India

Sr. No. State Port Name
1 Gujarat Sikka
2 Gujarat Hazira / AHPPL
3 Gujarat Mundra / GAPL
4 Gujarat Pipavav / GPPL
5 Gujarat Dahej
6 Gujarat Mul-Dwarka
7 Andhra Pradesh Kakinada Deepwater Port
8 Andhra Pradesh Machilipatnam
9 Andhra Pradesh Krishnapatnam
10 Andhra Pradesh Gangavaram
11 Maharashtra Dahanu
12 Maharashtra Bandra
13 Maharashtra Trombay
14 Maharashtra Ulwa-Belapur /(Panvel)
15 Maharashtra Dharamtar (sub-port of Karanja Port)
16 Maharashtra Thal (Rewas)
17 Maharashtra Revdanda
18 Maharashtra Rajpuri / Dighi
19 Maharashtra Bankot
20 Maharashtra Kelshi
21 Maharashtra Dabhol
22 Maharashtra Jaigad
23 Maharashtra Vijaydurg
24 Maharashtra Redi
25 Maharashtra Kiranpani
26 Maharashtra Ratnagiri
27 Puducherry Karaikal
28 Tamil Nadu Ennore
29 Tamil Nadu Thirukkadaiyur
30 Tamil Nadu PY-3 (Oil field)
31 Tamil Nadu Kattupalli
32 Tamil Nadu Kudankulam
33 Odisha Gopalpur
34 Odisha Dhamra

 

Also, 15 new port licenses have been granted by State Govts. to Private Sector for development

List of Proposed Private Ports in India

Sr. No. State Port Name
1 Gujarat Umergaon/Nargoal
2 Gujarat Chhara
3 Andhra Pradesh Bhavanapadu
4 Andhra Pradesh Kakinada SEZ Port
5 Karnataka Honnavar
6 West Bengal Kulpi
7 Tamil Nadu Thiruchopuram
8 Tamil Nadu Panaiyur
9 Tamil Nadu Silambimangalam
10 Tamil Nadu Parangipettai
11 Tamil Nadu ChettinadTharangambadi
12 Tamil Nadu Udangudi
13 Odisha Astaranga
14 Odisha Kendrapada
15 Odisha Subatnarekha Mouth (Kirtania)

 

 

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