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THREE NEW PROJECTS AT NEW MANGALORE PORT

THREE NEW PROJECTS AT NEW MANGALORE PORT

Context:

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways will open and lay the foundation stone for 3 projects in New Mangalore Port on 24 Sep 2021. These include laying the foundation stone for a truck parking terminal and modification of the U.S. Mallya Gate and dedication to the nation of the newly built business development centre.

Hard surface truck parking terminal:

  • The surface truck parking terminal has been completed for an area of ​​16000 m2 at a cost of Rs 2 crore.
  • An additional 17000 m2 truck parking area will be upgraded at a cost of Rs 1.9 crore. The Truck Terminal will be provided with concrete pavement, gatehouse, restaurant and accommodation at a cost of work for Rs.5.00 crores in 2022-23.

Mallya Gate:

  • The East Gate of the New Mangalore Port Trust is named after the U.S. Mallya Gate, named after the founder of Port.
  • It faces NH-66.
  • The cost of the modification work is Rs 3.22 crore. The work is likely to be completed by March 2022.

Business Development Center:

  • The Business Development Center and the Testing Center are built on an area of 2.80 acres on the western side of NH 66 adjacent to the IOC retail outlet.
  • It is a Stilt + Ground + Three storey building with a total carpet area of 6300 Sqm and 1200 m2 test centre building.
  • The project cost of construction of the Business Development Centre for Export and Testing Centre is Rs 24.57 crore.

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