Jawaharlal Nehru Port

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    Recently ,Jawaharlal Nehru Port(JNP) has become the first major port of the country to become a 100% Landlord port having all berths being operated on PPP model.

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    • The PPP mode of investment in Indian ports has made remarkable progress in the last 25 years, beginning with the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP), resulting in capacity addition and productivity improvement.
      • PPP is considered as an effective tool for attracting investment in the port sector. Until now 86 projects worth Rs. 55,000 Crores have been granted approval under PPP.
    • The key projects on PPP being implemented include
      •  berths, mechanization, development of oil jetty, container jetties, O&M of the container terminal, O&M of International cruise terminal, Commercialization of non-core assets on PPP mode, Tourism projects, viz., marina, development of islands to promote tourism. 

    About Jawaharlal Nehru Port(JNP)

    • It is one of the leading container ports of the country and is ranked 26th among the top 100 global ports (as per Lloyds List Top 100 Ports 2021 Report).
    • Currently, five container terminals are operated at JNP, of which only one is port owned. 
    • With its state of the art facilities JNP meets all the international standards, user-friendly atmosphere, and excellent connectivity by rail and road to the hinterland. 
    • Facility of backup infrastructure like CFS, connectivity with ICDs, full-fledged Custom House, Airport, Hotels, proximity to Mumbai, Pune, Nashik city and its industrial belt makes it an unique container terminal. 
    • The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT) 
      • It has 2 berths with a total length of 680m and 15m draft which will be handed over under this PPP contract along with a backup area of 54.74 hectares for 30 years. 

    Source:PIB