Government will float tenders for 3 new ports: Nitin Gadkari

The three ports will come up in Wadhwan (Maharashtra), Sagar (West Bengal) and Colachel (Tamil Nadu).

By: ENS Economic Bureau | Aditya Paul& Mustafa Plumbermumbai, Mumbai | Published: January 14, 2016 1:52:43 am
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Union Shipping and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the government will float tenders for three new major ports in Maharashtra, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu by March, entailing investment of Rs 20,000 crore.

“I can assure you that we will issue tenders for these three projects which require an investment of Rs 18,000-20,000 crore, by March and the work on the projects like breakwaters will begin by April-May,” Gadkari said. The three ports will come up in Wadhwan (Maharashtra), Sagar (West Bengal) and Colachel (Tamil Nadu).

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