Government has set a target of 100 MTPA for capacity addition at 12 Major Ports for the year 2016-17. This will be achieved by completing 29 projects with an investment of Rs. 4,815 crore. The capacity addition in Major Ports for the year 2015-16 was 93.84 MTPA against the target of 92.81 MTPA.
Total 33 projects are proposed to be awarded during 2016-17 in Major Ports with an investment of Rs. 9,845 crore in addition to the above projects.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
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