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



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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Revamping of Kolkata Port and Haldia Dock
The Government has drawn up a plan for capacity augmentation of the existing berths in Kolkata Port and Haldia Dock, setting up of new berths and jetties based on viability, as well as by way of encouraging port based investment on the land belonging to Kolkata Port.

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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Developing Inland Waterways in Odisha

The following six waterways in the State of Odisha have been declared as National   Waterways under the National Waterways Act, 2016.  
National Waterway – 5 : Talcher-Dhamra stretch of Brahmani-Kharsua-Tantighai-Pandua Nala-Dudhei Nala-Kani Dhamra river system, Geonkhali-Charbatia stretch of East Coast Canal, Charbatia-Dhamra stretch of Matai River and Mahanadi Delta Rivers, with prescribed limits.
National Waterway – 14 : Baitarni River  - The stretch between Dattapur village to  confluence with Dhamra river near Laxmiprasad Dia.
National Waterway – 22 :  Birupa-Badi Genguti-Brahmani river system-  Birupa Barrage at Choudwar to confluence of Birupa and Brahmani rivers near Upperkai Pada village including alternative route from Samaspur village to near Kharagpur village.
National Waterway – 23: Budha Balanga River -  Barrage at Patalipura village to confluence of Budha Balanga river with Bay of Bengal at Chandipur Fishing Port.
National Waterway- 64:  Mahanadi River : Sambalpur barrage to Paradip.
National Waterway-96: Subarnrekha River - Chandil Dam to confluence with Bay of Bengal.
NW – 5   with a total length of 588 km consists of river and canal portion i.e. East Coast Canal.  Presently, the development of river stretch of 333 km consisting of Brahmani, Kharsua & Delta River Systems of Mahanadi being economically viable has been taken up in two phases.  The 203 km. stretch between Pankopal to Dhamra & Paradip port is being developed under Phase-I as per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), Govt. of Odisha, Paradip Port Trust and Dhamra Port Co. Ltd.  Activities such as fairway development mainly through dredging, and setting up of terminal facilities at Pankopal, Paradip and Dhamra are under progress. The 130 Kms stretch between Talcher to Pankopal  is planned to be developed in Phase-II after  the detailed technical and engineering studies are completed.   The development of the East Coast Canal stretch is planned to be taken up once the feasibility studies proposed through World Bank assistance    are   completed which are expected to commence by July-2016.

On the remaining five National Waterways in Odisha, Stage-I study of two-stage Detailed Project Report (DPR) is in progress and draft feasibility reports are expected by end May, 2016.  The 2nd stage DPR would be conducted on viable national waterways.

                    
A provision of Rs. 9.5 crore  has been allocated  in BE of  2016-17 for the development  of NW-5.  On conclusion of the two stage studies which are ongoing at present, the actual fund requirement and allocation thereof will be decided for development of the remaining five national waterways.

            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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Waterway Between Varanasi and Haldia
Under the Jal Marg Vikas Project, Government is developing  National Waterway-1 (NW-1)  (1620 km Haldia-Allahabad stretch) with   technical assistance and investment support from the World Bank for providing an assured depth of 2.5 to 3.0 metres in the fairway to enable safe navigation of at least 1,500-2000 ton vessels.  Phase-I of the project covers the Haldia-Varanasi stretch. The project would be completed by 2020-2021 at an estimated cost of approximately Rs. 4,200 crore.   The expenditure would cover strengthening of open river navigation techniques and hardware, river fairway and conservancy works, modern River Information System (RIS), Digital Global Positioning System (DGPS), night navigation facilities, modern methods of channel marking, construction of a new navigational lock at Farakka, terminals at selected  locations and Ro-Ro/ ferry crossings at  s few locations on NW-1.

               Multimodal Terminals with rail and road connectivity would   be constructed at Varanasi, Haldia and Sahibganj. The details are given below:

Multimodal Terminal at Varanasi

The Project is being implemented in two Phases. Phase-I (A) is being implemented on 5.586 hectares of land at Ram Nagar, Varanasi, mainly for offshore works of the terminal. Tender process for Phase 1(A) has been completed and work awarded.
Multimodal Terminal at Haldia
61 acres of land has been taken on 30 years’ lease from the Haldia Dock Complex for construction of the terminal.
The estimated cost of construction of Phase-I of the terminal is Rs. 465 crore. Tender for Phase-1 of the Terminal has been published on 03.03.2016.



Multimodal Terminal at Sahibganj
The tender process for construction of Phase-I of the terminal at a cost of Rs. 292.10 crore is in progress. The requirement of land for the main terminal, rail and road connectivity, resettlement and rehabilitation of 235 households has been assessed at 241.63 acres, for which land acquisition proceedings are in progress.
            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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