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Machilipatnam Port Project launched.

Machilipatnam Port Project launched
  • The formal launch of the Machilipatnam port works by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy marks a significant milestone in the state’s infrastructure development. With an estimated cost of ₹5,156 crore, this ambitious project aims to transform Machilipatnam into a thriving port city, fostering economic growth and connectivity.
  • The Machilipatnam port will enjoy excellent connectivity through multiple modes of transportation. It will be connected to the National Highway 216, facilitating seamless movement of goods to and from the port. Additionally, the Gudivada-Machilipatnam railway line will establish a vital rail link, ensuring efficient transportation of cargo and enhancing the overall accessibility of the port. These connectivity initiatives will strengthen the region’s trade network and attract business opportunities from neighboring areas.
  • The Machilipatnam port is part of the government’s comprehensive plan to enhance the state’s infrastructure. With a total expenditure of over ₹16,000 crore, the government is not only investing in the port but also constructing four new sea ports, ten fishing harbours, six fish land centres, and six new airports. This holistic approach to infrastructure development signifies the government’s commitment to fostering economic growth, improving connectivity, and creating avenues for trade and employment.

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Published date : 25 May 2023 08:19PM

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