Upgradation And Development Of New Harbours And Ports
The expansion, modernization, development and upgradation of port infrastructure in the country is an ongoing process and includes construction of new berths or harbours and terminals, mechanization of the existing ones.
The Government has also launched Sagarmala Programme to promote port-led development, under which master plan for all the 12 major ports has been prepared. 142 port capacity expansion projects (estimated cost: Rs. 91,371 Cr and capacity creation of 884 MMTPA) have been identified in the master plan for implementation over the next 20 years.