Rs 1 lakh crore port work on, government to use IT for efficiency: Nitin Gadkari

November 9, 2016

New Delhi, Nov 9 : Massive work is under way to transform India’s port sector with ongoing projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore while steps are on to use information technology to enhance efficiency, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. The minister said concerted efforts in this direction has resulted in better performance by major ports in comparison to private ones. “We are implementing projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore in the port sector alone. Efforts by the government have resulted in improved efficiency of ports over the last two years and the performance of government ports in the country has been better than private ports this year,” Gadkari, who holds shipping, road transport and highways portfolios, said while addressing the media here.

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