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FM announces 7 port projects worth more than Rs 2,000 cr via PPP mode

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced seven port projects worth more than Rs 2,000 crore investment

Nirmala Sitharaman | PPP Projects | Budget 2021

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Budget 2021
People watch Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman present the Union Budget 2021-21 on television sets, during the Budget Session of Parliament, at an electronics store in Patna. Photo: PTI

Finance Minister on Monday announced seven port projects worth more than Rs 2,000 crore investment.

These projects would be undertaken through public private partnership (PPP) mode, Sitharaman said in her speech.

The finance minister said that she proposed "seven port projects worth more than Rs 2,000 crore via public private partnership mode".

India has 12 major ports under the control of the central government -- Deendayal (erstwhile Kandla), Mumbai, JNPT, Mormugao, New Mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Kamarajar (earlier Ennore), VO Chidambarnar, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Kolkata (including Haldia).

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First Published: Mon, February 01 2021. 12:30 IST