PM inaugurates ship repair facility

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust along with the Governor of West Bengal, Jagdeep Dhankhar. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said more than 200 projects worth over Rs.3 lakh crore are underway and about one hundred twenty five have been completed as part of the Sagarmala programme.

Thirty-six hundred projects worth more than Rs.6 lakh crore have been identified under Sagarmala for modernizing infrastructure and improving port connectivity.

Modi also released the commemorative stamp marking celebrations of 150 years of Kolkata Port Trust, said the Shipping Ministry on 12 Jan 2020.

The Prime Minister inaugurated the upgraded Ship Repair Facility of Cochin Kolkata Ship Repair Unit at Netaji Subhas Dry Dock.

Among other projects, he inaugurated the Full Rake Handling Facility and dedicated the upgraded Railway Infrastructure of Kolkata Dock System for smooth cargo movement and improving turnaround time.

He also launched the Mechanisation of Berth No.3 at Haldia Dock Complex and a proposed riverfront development scheme.

More than Rs.1,200 crores have been spent on Infrastructure development, better rail connectivity and Modernization of Kolkata Port in the last five years.


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