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NS Dock Kolkata set for Rs.8.09 bn expansion approval

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KOLKATA : The government has given the green light to a 8.09 billion expansion project for Kolkata’s Netaji Subhash Dock to boost maritime infrastructure. The approval underscores a commitment to fostering economic growth and improving trade capabilities through the enhancement of vital port facilities.

The project aims to address the increasing demands on Kolkata’s port facilities, ensuring they remain efficient and competitive in the global trade landscape. The allocated funds will be utilised to modernise and expand the Netaji Subhash Dock, accommodating larger vessels and facilitating smoother cargo operations.

The expansion holds strategic importance, aligning with the government’s vision to strengthen coastal and trade infrastructure. It is expected to bolster trade activities, create job opportunities, and contribute to the overall economic development of the region.

As the project progresses, stakeholders, including the shipping and trade sectors, can anticipate improved logistical capabilities and increased efficiency at Kolkata’s port. This approval marks a significant milestone in the government’s efforts to modernise and upgrade crucial maritime assets, enhancing India’s position in international trade.

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