Union Minister reviews projects of Paradip Port

at 2:30 pm

New Delhi: Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal reviewed projects of Paradip Port and gave directions to the port for augmenting its capacity to 500 MMTPA (Million Metric Tonne Per Annum) by 2030.

Union Minister made his first official visit to Paradip Port Authority in Odisha as part of regular review on 24th March, 2022, official release said.

During the meeting, the  Minister reviewed  various infrastructure projects, PPA Projects, functioning of the Port, ease of business initiative, green initiative, business development activity of the Port.

Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Container Scanner worth Rs 29.68 crore that can scan up to 25 Trucks per hour in scan mode.

The Container Scanner complies to International Security Screening standards and reduces the need for manual inspection of Containers providing high performance imaging capability with organic/inorganic material. It shall boost movement of container traffic in the Port.