Articles tagged under: Kandla

DRI seizes 139 containers containing over 2400 tonnes of Kerosene smuggled from UAE at Kandala in Gujarat, 3 arrested

October 05, 2018
DRI seizes 139 containers containing over 2400 tonnes of Kerosene smuggled from UAE at Kandala in Gujarat, 3 arrested

Ahmedabad/Bhuj: The team of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 139 containers from Kandla containing over 2400 tonnes of kerosene worth over Rs 11 crore smuggled from UAE and arrested 3 persons in this connection. The roles of some government officials in this connection was also under scanner. The 3 arrested were produced in a court in Gandhidham today which allowed their remand to the DRI for further interrogation till October 17. A DRI official today said tha...Read More

DRI seizes High Speed Diesel worth over Rs 26 crores smuggled from UAE from Kandla in Gujarat

May 18, 2018
DRI seizes High Speed Diesel worth over Rs 26 crores smuggled from UAE from Kandla in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized a ship-load of smuggled high speed diesel worth over Rs 26 crores from Kandla port in Gujarat. A DRI official today said that the diesel smuggled from UAE in vessel MT Al Heera was imported by mis-declairation as Base Oil SN 50. It was seized on the basis of tip off to the Ahmedabad zonal unit of the DRI. 'A discreet watch was kept on the vessel and as soon as it berthed at the Kandla oil jetty the DRI officials checke...Read More

States to be offered three schemes for cost plus 50% price to farmers: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman in Gujarat

March 18, 2018
States to be offered three schemes for cost plus 50% price to farmers: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Dr. Rajivkumar, Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog was in Gujarat today. He held meeting with Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and senior government officials including the Chief Secretary. Speaking to media persons, Dr. Rajivkumar said one of the things raised by the State government today was proposed Coastal Economic Zone at Jamnagar - Kandla coast. Dr. Rajivkumar Said welcomed this initiative and said he would take up the matter with relevant ministries in the Centre. He said Chief Mini...Read More

Mountain Cycles,other assorted goods worth over Rs. 4 crores smuggled from China seized at Kandla Port in Gujarat

February 08, 2018
Mountain Cycles,other assorted goods worth over Rs. 4 crores smuggled from China seized at Kandla Port in Gujarat

Ahmedabad/Kandla: The Customs sleuths have seized large quantity of mountain cycles and other assorted goods including television parts worth over Rs 4 crore smuggled from China from the Kandla port in Gujarat. An official of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Zonal Unit, Ahmedabad, which had collected an passed off the intelligence inputs to the Customs sleuths at Kandla, today said that specific intelligence was developed that one Delhi based firm namely M/s. SBL S...Read More

Major fire in oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port, one dead

January 18, 2018
Major fire in oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port, one dead

Bhuj: Indian Cost Guard on Wednesday evening successfully evacuated 26 persons from oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port which was caught in fire. Oil tanker MT Genessa anchored off Deendayal Port Kandla at 18.00 hours. The tanker 183 meters in length and draft of 10 meters was carrying 30,000 tonnes of High Speed diesel. All 26 crew members aboard were evacuated safely. Two of them had suffered burn injuries. The agencies performed the task using tugs available nearby. Indian Coast Guard interce...Read More

DRI, Ahmedabad raids Exim unit in SEZ, Kandla, goods worth over 20 crores seized

January 15, 2018
DRI, Ahmedabad raids Exim unit in SEZ, Kandla, goods worth over 20 crores seized

Ahmedabad/Bhuj: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) , Zonal Unit, Ahmedabad has raided a private export-import firm in SEZ Kandala in connection with massive customs fraud and seized imported assorted goods like polyster knitted fabrics, electrical and electronic items worth market value of more than Rs. 20 crores lying in various warehouses/go-downs. A DRI official said, ' Specific intelligence was developed by us that one Delhi based firm namely M/s. Zip Zap Exim ...Read More

Cabinet approves renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port

October 04, 2017
Cabinet approves renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port. Ports in India are generally named after the city or town in which these are situated. However, the Government, in special cases, after due consideration, have renamed the Ports after great leaders in the past. By renaming Kandla Port as "Deendayal Port, Kandla", a grateful nation would be remembering the invalua...Read More

Kandla Port renamed as Deendayal Port

September 25, 2017
Kandla Port renamed as Deendayal Port

Gandhidham: India's leading major port Kandla Port Trust has been formally renamed as Deendayal Port Trust. An official letter in this regard is issued by Joint Secretary, Government of India. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay was one of the most important leaders of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the forerunner of the present day Bharatiya Janata Party. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had during his visit to Kandla early this year proposed Kandla Port to be renamed as Deendayal Port in his speech. ...Read More

Kandla Port Trust meet OKays Rs 142 crore wind power pact

August 23, 2017
Kandla Port Trust meet OKays Rs 142 crore wind power pact

Gandhidham: A meeting of Trustees of Kandla Port Trust(KPT) in a meeting on Tuesday gave approval to Rs 142 crore 14 mw wind energy generation project by Suzlon. The project will come up in Saurashtra region at Chotila and Amreli. As per an estimate KPT will be able to get power through this plant that it needs for all its operations. KPT will also be able to sell additional 30 mw power in market. One thing discussed in this meeting was proposal to terminate the contract of Rs 66 lakh tu...Read More

India hopeful operations at Chabahar Port will start by 2018: Gadkari

August 06, 2017
India hopeful operations at Chabahar Port will start by 2018: Gadkari

New Delhi: The Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that the government is keen on developing Chabahar Port in Iran and is hopeful of starting operations by 2018. Shri Gadkari is in Teheran today, to represent India at the taking over of office by President Hassan Rouhani for the second term. On the eve of his visit to Iran the Minister said that India and Iran have shared special ties historically. Shri Gadkari informed that civil construction wor...Read More

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