Wednesday mentioned Odisha has the potential of changing into India”s
gateway to South-East Asian nations.
Patnaik mentioned this whereas chairing the primary assembly of
the State Sagarmala Committee. He mentioned along with Odisha”s
strategic benefit of lengthy shoreline, the Sagarmala undertaking
can additional allow Odisha to emerge as a serious logistics
The chief minister mentioned that the port-led improvement
by industrialisation and connectivity is a serious focus of
Sagarmala initiatives. The state can even be prioritising the
coastal group improvement as an built-in a part of this
initiative, he mentioned.
“We will turn into India”s gateway to South East Asian
nations,” Patnaik mentioned, including that Odisha has the benefit
of being strategically situated with a protracted shoreline and a
wealthy cultural heritage of maritime commerce.
Aside from the Paradip Port, the state authorities has
been facilitating the event of varied ports all alongside
Odisha”s shoreline, he mentioned, including that the State Maritime
Board is anticipated to be totally practical within the coming months.
Hopefully, the Board will act as a catalyst for total
improvement of the maritime sector within the state.
He requested for shut coordination with varied
departments and resolving the problems for well timed completion of
initiatives beneath Sagarmala. He urged all of the departments
involved to prioritise these initiatives.
The state presently has three ports in operation at
Paradip, Dhamra and Gopalpur. As many as 4 ports together with
Subarnarekha, Astharang, a riverine port at Kendrapada and
Jatadhar Muhan Port are within the pipeline. This aside, there are
8 different potential areas for improvement of ports.
The Sagarmala Challenge has a imaginative and prescient for port led
improvement throughout the coast of India. It goals at Port
modernization, Port connectivity, Port led industrialization
and Coastal group improvement. The initiatives beneath this
programme will get 50 per cent funding from the Authorities of
India, mentioned Commerce and Transport secretary M S Padhi.
Underneath this programme, the state authorities has
submitted 14 initiatives of varied departments together with
Fisheries & ARD, Chilika Improvement Authority, Commerce and
Transport and Works Division. Out of those solely 2 initiatives
of Commerce and Transport Division, Ro-Pax Jetty and Allied
Infrastructure in Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Balugaon and Puri
districts have been sanctioned by Authorities of India, he
Odisha”s Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanav
Behera mentioned that the Sagarmala programme goals at Port led
improvement and enchancment of waterways. “For the success of
the programme, we’d like cooperation of Centre, State and native
authorities,” he added.
Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra mentioned that each one departments
want to organize initiatives beneath the Authorities of India
pointers and maximize undertaking approval.
IDCO CMD Sanjay Singh mentioned 3 logistic park initiatives at
Dhamra, Gopalpur and Subarnarekha are beneath preparation. The
proposals shall be despatched quickly. Different departments had been requested to
finalise initiatives beneath the Sagarmala undertaking, he mentioned. PTI
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