IBEF: December 11, 2019
In a written reply to the question in Rajya Sabha regarding the expenditure incurred on upgradation of Ports & Harbours and Port facilities, the Minister of State for Shipping(I/C) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya stated that during the last 3 years, a number of projects involving total project cost of Rs 13,308.41 crore (US$ 1.90 billion) have been awarded on the upgradation of the major ports. The details of the infrastructure development projects awarded during the last three years are as follows:
|F.Y||No. of Projects||Expenditure/Investment (Rs crore)||Capacity (In MTPA)|
Shri Mandaviya further informed the House that the mentioned funds were allotted to these projects pertaining to construction of new berths/harbours and terminals, mechanization of existing berths/ harbours and terminals, capital dredging for deepening of drafts for attracting large vessels, developing of road and rail connectivity etc.
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