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The Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has said that and are all set to collaborate on projects for improving rail connectivity of Indian ports. He said the two countries will work together on projects worth Rs one lakh crore being implemented by the Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRCL). The Minister held detailed discussions with his German counterpart and Infrastructure Minister Mr Alexander Dobrindt and his delegation, regarding the modalities for such collaboration. The meeting comes under the backdrop of an MoU signed between Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRCL) and the German Railways Deutsche Bahn (DB) for cooperation on modernization of rail port connectivity and port rail facilities of Indian ports, during the Maritime Summit earlier this year . For efficient evacuation of cargo from the Ports and to reduce logistics cost, last mile rail connectivity of Ports is extremely important. Indian port Rail Corporation has been set up specifically to work in this area.

It was proposed to form groups with representatives of IPRCL and DB to identify areas of cooperation and potential projects, as also to identify cost effective new rail technologies that can be implemented. This would help bring in foreign investment and cost effective, environment friendly, innovative technology for the port rail connectivity projects.

Shri Gadkari further informed that has also been invited to cooperate in the development of inland waterways, including manufacturing of barges.

In the transport sector, discussions were held on cooperation for developing vehicle scrapping capacity in India. has invited to share environment friendly technology for scrapping of old vehicles and also for processing of the waste thus generated.

In what may be a major step towards reducing pollution, Shri Gadkari informed the German Minister that has put in place all required regulations for the use of Flex-fuel like ethanol mixed with petrol. He said that German automobile manufacturers can be called upon to produce cars that can run on flex-fuel for India, like the ones being produced in Canada and USA.

Shri Gadkari has expressed confidence and hope that the cooperation between the two countries will grow even further in the times to come.

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Germany to collaborate with India to improve rail connectivity of Indian ports

It was proposed to form groups with representatives of IPRCL and DB to identify areas of cooperation and potential projects, as also to identify cost effective new rail technologies that can be implemented. This would help bring in foreign investment and cost effective, environment friendly, innovative technology for the port rail connectivity projects. The Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has said that and are all set to collaborate on projects for improving rail connectivity of Indian ports. He said the two countries will work together on projects worth Rs one lakh crore being implemented by the Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRCL). The Minister held detailed discussions with his German counterpart and Infrastructure Minister Mr Alexander Dobrindt and his delegation, regarding the modalities for such collaboration. The meeting comes under the backdrop of an MoU signed between Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRCL) and the German Railways Deutsche Bahn (DB) for cooperation on modernization of rail port connectivity and port rail facilities of Indian ports, during the Maritime Summit earlier this year . For efficient evacuation of cargo from the Ports and to reduce logistics cost, last mile rail connectivity of Ports is extremely important. Indian port Rail Corporation has been set up specifically to work in this area.

It was proposed to form groups with representatives of IPRCL and DB to identify areas of cooperation and potential projects, as also to identify cost effective new rail technologies that can be implemented. This would help bring in foreign investment and cost effective, environment friendly, innovative technology for the port rail connectivity projects.

Shri Gadkari further informed that has also been invited to cooperate in the development of inland waterways, including manufacturing of barges.

In the transport sector, discussions were held on cooperation for developing vehicle scrapping capacity in India. has invited to share environment friendly technology for scrapping of old vehicles and also for processing of the waste thus generated.

In what may be a major step towards reducing pollution, Shri Gadkari informed the German Minister that has put in place all required regulations for the use of Flex-fuel like ethanol mixed with petrol. He said that German automobile manufacturers can be called upon to produce cars that can run on flex-fuel for India, like the ones being produced in Canada and USA.

Shri Gadkari has expressed confidence and hope that the cooperation between the two countries will grow even further in the times to come.

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Germany to collaborate with India to improve rail connectivity of Indian ports

The Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has said that and are all set to collaborate on projects for improving rail connectivity of Indian ports. He said the two countries will work together on projects worth Rs one lakh crore being implemented by the Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRCL). The Minister held detailed discussions with his German counterpart and Infrastructure Minister Mr Alexander Dobrindt and his delegation, regarding the modalities for such collaboration. The meeting comes under the backdrop of an MoU signed between Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRCL) and the German Railways Deutsche Bahn (DB) for cooperation on modernization of rail port connectivity and port rail facilities of Indian ports, during the Maritime Summit earlier this year . For efficient evacuation of cargo from the Ports and to reduce logistics cost, last mile rail connectivity of Ports is extremely important. Indian port Rail Corporation has been set up specifically to work in this area.

It was proposed to form groups with representatives of IPRCL and DB to identify areas of cooperation and potential projects, as also to identify cost effective new rail technologies that can be implemented. This would help bring in foreign investment and cost effective, environment friendly, innovative technology for the port rail connectivity projects.

Shri Gadkari further informed that has also been invited to cooperate in the development of inland waterways, including manufacturing of barges.

In the transport sector, discussions were held on cooperation for developing vehicle scrapping capacity in India. has invited to share environment friendly technology for scrapping of old vehicles and also for processing of the waste thus generated.

In what may be a major step towards reducing pollution, Shri Gadkari informed the German Minister that has put in place all required regulations for the use of Flex-fuel like ethanol mixed with petrol. He said that German automobile manufacturers can be called upon to produce cars that can run on flex-fuel for India, like the ones being produced in Canada and USA.

Shri Gadkari has expressed confidence and hope that the cooperation between the two countries will grow even further in the times to come.

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