The port will have state of the art infrastructure for the world’s first CNG Terminal along with world’s fourth largest lock gate system
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the world’s first CNG Terminal and of the brownfield port at Bhavnagar on his two-day Gujarat visit.
The port will be developed at a cost of over Rs. 4,000 crore and will have state of the art infrastructure for the world’s first CNG Terminal along with world’s fourth largest lock gate system. In addition to the CNG Terminal, the port will also cater to the future needs and demands of various upcoming projects in the region.
The port will have an ultra-modern container terminal, multipurpose terminal, and liquid terminal with direct door-step connectivity to the existing roadway and railway network. It will not only lead to economic benefits in terms of cost saving in handling cargo, but also generate employment for people in the region. Also, the CNG Import Terminal will provide an additional alternate source of energy to meet the growing demands of clean energy.
During the programme, Prime Minister will also inaugurate various other projects including Package 7 of Sauni Yojna link 2, 25 MW Palitana Solar PV Project, APPL Container (Aawadkrupa Plastomech Pvt. Ltd.) project; and lay foundation stone of projects including Package 9 of Sauni Yohna link 2, Chorvadla Zone water supply project, among others.
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