Oct 23, 2017
State-owned Kandla Port Trust has received environment clearance for setting up a Rs 1,176-crore smart industrial port city in KutchBSE 4.96 %, Gujarat, a senior official said.
The proposal is to develop a smart industrial port city at two separate sites in Gandhidham which would house about 35,700 residential flats, schools and parks, and would generate jobs to more than 60,000 people.
The Environment Ministry examined the Kandla Port’s proposal and gave the final environment clearance for developing a smart city at two identified sites, a senior government official said.
Separate proposals for the two sites were submitted and both have been cleared with some riders after taking into account the ministry’s expert panel, the official said.
As per the proposal, one smart port city in 580 acres has been proposed at Adipur side on South of Tagore road, while the second site over an area of 850 acres is near KPT complex in Gandhidham.
Source: The Economic Times