MoS sanctions Rs 750 million for JNPT and Karwar port

The Ministry of Shipping (MoS) has sanctioned funds worth Rs 250 million as grants-in-aid to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Rs 500 million to the Karnataka government for the Karwar port for developing various infrastructure facilities. The funds have been sanctioned under the Coastal Berth Scheme (CBS) of the Sagarmala programme. The CBS aims to provide financial support to ports or state governments for the creation of infrastructure for the movement of cargo and passengers by sea or national waterways (NWs).