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Government of India
Ministry of Shipping
17-May-2012 14:39 IST
Status of Ports Regulatory Authority Bill, 2011
The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan has informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that no final decision has been taken in regard to the Ports Regulatory Authority Bill, 2011. An Inter-Ministerial Task Force under the Chairmanship of Member (Transport), Planning Commission was constituted to make appropriate recommendation regarding regulation/deregulation of Port Tariffs.

The Minister further stated that there was no question of stifling initiative of State Governments or to interfere with their authority.

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