MoPSW inaugurates major infrastructure projects in Chennai

On April 23, 2023, the MoPSW inaugurated major infrastructure projects in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to augment the capacity of Chennai and Kamarajar Ports in the state. The projects are worth more than Rs 1.48 billion. Besides, a bunker berth at Bharathi Dock, goods shed yard at Jolarpet and 40 kilo litres per day sewage treatment plant were inaugurated at Chennai Port. The total cost of these projects is more than Rs 550 million. Further, discussions are underway between India and Russia to open up Chennai-Vladivostok Maritime Corridor in order to bolster the maritime trade between the two countries.