Private Stakeholders Should Have Liberty To Identify New Ports For Development: Par Panel

A Parliamentary panel has recommended that private stakeholders of the shipping industry should have the liberty to identify new ports in the country and approach the central government with the proposal for their development. The report of the department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture on ‘Promotion of Infrastructure in India’s Maritime Sector’ also suggested that a common rail yard should be developed at JNPT for faster evacuation of containers. ‘The committee also recommends that private stakeholders of the shipping industry should have the liberty to identify the…

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