Paradip Port expansion project gets inter-ministerial panel nod

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News: An inter-ministerial panel has approved a Ministry of Shipping proposal for deepening and optimisation of inner harbour facilities of the Paradip Port Trust.

Facts:

About Paradip Port

  • Type: Natural, deep-water port.
  •  Location: Confluence of the Mahanadi River and the Bay of Bengal in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha.
  • Management: Paradip Port Trust (PPT), an autonomous corporation under the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 functioning under Ministry of Shipping