2007…Expansion and modernization of ports

The expansion and modernization of Ports remained amongst the top priority areas of the Government during the year 2007.

Several developmental projects got underway at the major ports during the year. The year also witnessed significant growth in traffic and capacity at ports and also the growth in Indian Tonnage. During the year, the Perspective Plans have been prepared for 12 Major Ports alongwith a consolidated National Development Plan.