Press Information Bureau
Government Of India
Ministry of Shipping
(26-April, 2016 16:28 IST )

118 Port Modernisation Projects Approved so far in the 12th Five Year Plan


                    118 Projects of port modernization, costing Rs.53,354 crore have been approved/awarded in the first five years of the 12th Five Year Plan.  This is against 27 projects approved during the Eleventh Plan with an investment of Rs.13195.85 crore.

 

   Modernisation and upgradation of Major Ports of the country is an ongoing process to keep the ports in tune with the  new  technology and also to meet the trade (traffic) requirements. All  ports prepare a Five Year perspective Plan and also Annual Plans in which various modernisation schemes are incorporated.  The Ministry monitors such projects on regular basis.  The Actual expenditure made in Port sector during 11th Five year Plan is Rs.6904.56 crore (Government Budgetary support Rs.1227.90cr and Internal and Extra Budgetary Resources Rs.5676.66 Cr.). 

 

  The Expenditure made during 12th Five year Plan (Upto 2015-16) in respect of Major Ports is as  follows:-

(Rupees in crores)

Sl. No

      Port

Government  Budgetary Support (GBS)

Internal and Extra Budgetary Resources (IEBR)

 2012-13

 

13-14

 

14-15

15-16

2012-13

 

13-14

 

14-15

 

15-16

1.                   

Kolkata  

--

--

--

--

16.77

21-63

--

52.20

2.                   

Paradip  

--

--

17.00

--

73.73

90.02

68.01

106.24

3.                   

Visakhapatnam 

---

50.00

50.00

13.59

59.51

267.29

194.23

142.37

4.                   

Kamarajar  

--

--

--

--

80.03

586.78

61.44

297.66

5.                   

Chennai   

15.00

15.00

15.00

10.00

81.75

30.36

7.13

22.75

6.                   

V.O.Chidambaranar  

124.63

50.00

54.44

27.00

40.84

43.90

46.05

410.77

7.                   

Cochin  

--

--

10.00

--

23.40

35.44

16.88

8.34

8.                   

NMPT  

--

--

--

--

45.50

50.20

69.98

86.71

9.                   

Mormugao  

--

--

--

--

46.95

40.51

39.95

56.00

10.               

Mumbai  

--

49.95

75.00

--

114.29

241.37

76.58

93.98

11.               

J.N.P.T.  

--

--

--

--

240.83

1035.96

371.91

285.59

12.               

Kandla  

---

---

---

---

138.44

147.26

324.47

99.31

 

TOTAL

139.63

164.95

221.44

50.59

962.04

2590.72

1276.63

1661.92

 

 

 

 

  This information was given by Minister of State for Shipping, Shri Pon Radhakrishnan in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

 

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UM/NP/AC

 

 


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