MoPSW gives go-ahead to PPT to sign MoU for development of riverine port on Mahanadi

The MoPSW has given its go ahead to the Paradip Port Trust (PPT) to sign an MoU with the Odisha government for the development of a riverine port on the Mahanadi river. The PPT has proposed the development of the port on a public-private partnership basis. It will come up at Akhadasali village in Kendrapada district of Odisha. The riverine port at the mouth of the Mahanadi river will be an all-weather and multi-user port, which will be built and maintained by the port trust.