Ramayapatnam port latest news and status:The Central government on Thursday 28 Feb 2013 said it will set up a port each at Andhra Pradesh(Ramayapatnam) and West Bengal in 2013-14."Two new major ports will be set up in West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh," Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said while presenting the Budget for 2013-14.
At present there are 12 major ports in India - Mumbai, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Cochin, New Mangalore, Marmagao, Kandla, Paradip, Ennore, Tuticorin, Visakhapatanam, Kolkata (with Haldia) and Chennai.
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The second major port likely to come up at Ramayapatnam in Prakasam district. Ramayapatnam has Several advantages like being closer to Chennai-Kolkata rail and road connectivity as well as to the State capital and Rayalaseema and Telangana districts apparently make Ramayapatnam better choice.
The technical committee which visited the three locations several times submitted its report recently, the conditions are to be most favourable in Ramayapatnam.