New Ports Under Sagarmala Project: Ministry Of Shipping
The Minister of State for Road Transport, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha informed that 14 number of CEZs in 8 states have been identified under the Sagarmala Programme. In the state of Kerala, one CEZ namely “Development of CEZ in Kerala - Malabar” has been identified under the Sagarmala Programme. The project is in the concept phase and appraisal/approval of various Governments/agencies is under progress.
The Minister further informed the house that 6 new port locations, namely – Vadhavan (Maharashtra, Enayam (Tamil Nadu), Tajpur (West Bengal), Paradip Outer Harbour (Odisha), Sirkazhi (Tamil Nadu), Belekeri (Karnataka) have been identified and no new port has been included in the Sagarmala projects in Kerala.