The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has launched various projects of Kandla Port Trust at Gandhidham in Gujarat. He unveiled plaques to mark the laying of Foundation Stone for the construction of the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Centre and the development of the 14th and 16th General Cargo Berth.
He handed over Letters of Award for Construction of Interchange-cum-ROB (Railway Bridge) at Kutch Salt Junction, Deployment of two Mobile Harbour Cranes and Mechanization for the handling of fertilizers at Kandla Port.
Important Takeaways from above News for SBI PO Mains Exam-
- Kandla was constructed in the 1950s as the chief seaport serving western India.
- CM of Gujarat is Mr. Vijay Rupani and its governor is Mr. Om Prakash Kohli.
- Shri.Ravi M Parmar is the Chairman of Kandla Port Trust.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)