The West Bengal Cabinet decided to give industrialist Gautam Adani a contract to build a deep sea port at Tajpur in Purba Medinipur district at an investment of Rs 25,000 crores. The State govt has planned to connect the industrial and economic corridor between Raghunathpur in Purulia district and Dankuni in Hooghly. Once developed, Tajpur would be Bengal’s only greenfield port in half a century since the Haldia Dock Complex was set up in the 1960s.
greenfield port project in Purba Medinipur
- The port will offer a quick access to international markets for industries in the state.
- All the eastern States and the North East India will get benefited from the dramatically improved connectivity through highways and integrated inland waterways.
- Adani Group is looking for the investment of Rs 10,000 crore in the state over a decade to develop port infrastructure, data centres, undersea cables, centres of excellence in digital innovation, fulfilment facilities, warehouses and logistics parks.
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