Articles tagged under: KPT

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

Faldu steps down as Trustee of Deendayal Port Trust

November 23, 2017
Faldu steps down as Trustee of Deendayal Port Trust

Gandhidham: Former Gujarat BJP president and candidate of party from Jamnagar, RC Faldu has submitted his resignation from the post of Trustee of Kandla(Deendayal) Port Trust. Faldu was appointed on this post after Prime Minister Narendra Modi - led BJP government came to power in the Centre. Faldu has tendered his resignation following his candidature in assembly polls scheduled to take place next month. 'Other Interest' category trustee, Faldu had skipped many board meetings during his term as...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 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

Environment Clearance awaited to kick off Kandla Port Smart City project: KPT

April 06, 2017

Bhuj: Addressing the media persons on occasion of National Maritime Day, Kandla Port Trust(KPT) Chairman Ravi Parmar said that if environment clearance is received soon the Smart City project of Kandla will be kicked off within next four months. He said KPT has witnessed 51% growth in profit this eyar. Against Rs 422.15 crore profit last year, this year the profit is likely to touch Rs 651.03 crore mark. Kandla Port has allotted land for tank farms which will facilitate handling of further liq...Read More

Management of 11,600 acre land of Kandla Port Trust handed over to Gujarat govt

February 13, 2017
Management of 11,600 acre land of Kandla Port Trust handed over to Gujarat govt

Gandhidham: In a major decision, the central government has taken a decision to hand over the management of 11,600 acre land of Kandla Port Trust(KPT) to Gujarat government. KPT which wishes to freehold the land will hand over 11,600 acre to Gujarat government very soon. Gujarat government will take over all land records according to a decision taken in a meeting held in presence of MoS in centre Mansukh Mandavia, Gujarat revenue minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, MLA Nimaben Acharya, Kutch dist...Read More

3 including 2 senior KPT officers nabbed, over 140, Rs 2000 notes accepted as bribe recovered

November 16, 2016
3 including 2 senior KPT officers nabbed, over 140, Rs 2000 notes accepted as bribe recovered

Bhuj: In the first ever case related to bribe involving newly introduced Rs 2000 currency notes in Guajrat and perhaps whole of the country post demonetization of the Rs 500/1000 notes, the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has nabbed three persons including two officers of government run Kandla Port Trust (KPT) in Gandhidham city of Kutch district of in connection with taking bribe from an electric line maintenance and material supply company. The ACB has recovered 145 notes of Rs 2000 deno...Read More

Centre seeks details of arrivals of Pakistani ships at ports

October 09, 2016
Centre seeks details of arrivals of Pakistani ships at ports

Bhuj: While the government in centre is reviewing the Most Favored Nation(MFN) status given to neighboring nation Pakistan, the port authorities across India have been asked to submit data regarding arrival of ships with Pakistani flag. Union Shipping Ministry has sought such detail from ports including Kandla Port Trust(KPT). According to Traffic Manager Mr Mukesh Balani, arrival of cargo from Pakistan is negligible compared to other nations. This year not a single Pakistani ship has arrive...Read More

Faldu, two others appointed Trustees of the Kandla Port Trust

September 04, 2016

Bhuj: Port wing of Ministry of Shipping, Government of India has appointed former Gujarat BJP president RC Faldu and two others as trustees on the Board of Trustees of the Kandla Port Trust for the period upto 31st March 2018. Mavjibhai Sorathia from Gandhidham-Kutch and Bharatbhai Rajgor from Santalpur in Patan district are two other trustees appointed along with RC Faldu. All three appointments have been made in criteria of 'Representing other interest as envisaged under section of the M...Read More

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