Union Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) and Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated the newly-constructed parking yard, new gate complex and guesthouse at Kamarajar Port on Friday.
After inaugurating the facilities, the minister also inspected various cargo handling terminals of the Port and held review regarding the performance of the Port with officials. Sunil Paliwal, Chairman cum Managing Director, Kamarajar Port briefed the minister about different areas in which the Port is trying to diversify its operations.
During the visit, Mandaviya urged for healthy and transparent interaction between the Port and the terminal operators to facilitate better trade. The port handled 34.50 million tonnes of cargo in the financial year 2018-19.