Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

MULTI-MODAL LOGISTICS PARKS

Posted On: 21 JUL 2023 3:27PM by PIB Delhi

There are 13 projects of logistics parks included in the Sagarmala Programme. The details of 13 projects is annexed. These projects are undertaken by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Ministry of Railways, Major Ports, and State Governments.

Further, Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways is developing 35 Multi Modal Logistics Parks (MMLPs) under Bharatmala Phase 1. Of these, 6 MMLPs are undertaken by MoRTH in port cities namely Cochin (Kerala), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Mumbai (Maharashtra), Kolkata (West Bengal), and Kandla (Gujarat).

Sustainable inclusive growth is an integral part of Sagarmala Programme, with emphasis on economic development, nurturing communities as well as preserving the ecological balance. Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways in convergence with the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, part-funding 26 fishing harbour projects worth Rs. 3,700 Cr. Five fishing harbours adjacent to Major ports namely Kochi, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Paradip, and Mallet Bunder have been sanctioned for modernization and up-gradation. Additionally, Ministry has identified 50 locations across the country for development of floating jetties which are a cost effective and environmentally sustainable alternate solution to fixed jetties.

Further, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways in convergence with Ministry of Rural Development has undertaken skill development program in coastal states and union territories, training more than 5000 candidates. The Ministry has setup Centre of Excellence in Maritime and Shipbuilding at Vishakhapatnam and Mumbai which has trained more than 6000 candidates.

Annexure: List of logistics parks projects included in Sagarmala

Sr. No.

Name of Project

State

1

New ICD Development in South Uttarakhand -MMLP Pantnagar

Uttarakhand

2

New ICD Development in Raipur -MMLP Naya Raipur

Chhattisgarh

3

New ICD Development in Jharsuguda

Odisha

4

Phase II of Multi Model Logistics Hub - Visakhapatnam Port

Andhra Pradesh

5

New ICD Development in Hyderabad -MMLP Nagulapally

Telangana

6

Dry Port at Niphad in Nashik District

Maharashtra

8

Dry Port at Ranjani Village in Sangli district

Maharashtra

9

New ICD development in Rajasthan -MMLP Swarupganj

Rajasthan

10

Multi Modal Logistics Park at Paradip Port

Odisha

11

New ICD Development in North Bengal -Darjeeling

West Bengal

12

Dry Port at Wardha

Maharashtra

13

Dry Port at Jalna

Maharashtra

 

This information was given by the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

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