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16 February 2021

Rewari-Madar section freight corridor inauguration: PM Narendra Modi to dedicate the new stretch, world's first double stack container train to nation today

Rewari-Madar section freight corridor inauguration: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a new stretch of the Dedicated Freight Corridor for commercial operations between Haryana`s Rewari and Rajasthan`s Madar on Thursday (January 7) at 11 am via video conferencing.

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16 February 2021

UP gives industry status to warehousing and logistics sector

Infrastructure and industrial development commissioner Alok Tandon said that this will drastically lower the cost of setting up units in Uttar Pradesh.

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16 February 2021

Maharashtra invests in logistics sector to promote multi-model connectivity: Transport Minister

Maharashtra has invested over Rs 150 crore in the supply chain and logistics sectors in Pune and Thane regions to promote multi-modal connectivity, Transport Minister Anil Parab has said. Addressing a two-day CII Logistics and Supply Chain Leadership Conclave 2020, which began on Thursday, the minister also said that the logistics sector provides livelihood to more than 22 million people and improving the sector would have a cascading effect on the country's exports growth.

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16 February 2021

Karnataka cabinet approves new industrial policy for 2020-2025

The Karnataka State Cabinet on Thursday approved the new Industrial Policy for 2020-2025

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16 February 2021

India, Indonesia, South Africa join World Logistics Passport

The World Logistics Passport (WLP), which aims at increasing trading opportunities between emerging markets, on Wednesday announced the inclusion of India, Indonesia and South Africa as part of the grouping.

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16 February 2021

With proposed Port Authorities law, major ports may be privatised

The new Public Sector Enterprise policy approved by the Cabinet has excluded the 11 major port trusts from its scope (read strategic disinvestment/privatisation), but a new law designed to convert these “port trusts” into “port authorities” may still facilitate this goal.

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16 February 2021

‘Kamarajar port has the potential to be an eastern gateway of the country’

The Kamarajar port at Ennore in North Chennai has the potential to be an eastern gateway of the country, said Sunil Paliwal, CMD, Kamarajar Port Ltd (KPL). The port is significantly improving the infrastructure, including roads, he said in a trade meeting.

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16 February 2021

Freight trains running at twice the speed from last year: Piyush Goyal

January 29, 2021: Piyush Goyal, minister of railways, commerce & industry and consumer affairs, food and public distribution, while addressing the FICCI's 'Future of Rail Transport- 3rd edition of Smart Railways Conclave' highlighted railway ministry was able to complete 200 long-pending infrastructure works during this lean period that led to doubling the speed of freight trains from where it was a year ago."

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16 February 2021

Budget 2021: Logistics industry welcomes focus on infrastructure

Rampraveen Swaminathan, MD and CEO, Mahindra Logistics welcomed the budget presented by Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1 as it focuses on infrastructure development.

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16 February 2021

Monetisation of freight corridor assets to be done in stages: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Monetisation of the dedicated freight corridor assets will be taken up in stages by public listing and gradual disinvestment after the freight corridor becomes fully operational, Union Railways minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.

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