After the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved setting up of the Rs8,000 crore Duagarajaptnam major port near Nellore on May 9, 2013, RITES (Rail India Technical and Economic Service) has prepared the feasibility report. Nellore district administration is going ahead with land acquisition to set up the Dugarajapatnam port. But, the location of the port seems to have moved to Tupilipalem to overcome environmental objections. Tupilipalem is 20 km away from Dugarajapatnam and more than 120 km away from sensitive locations like Pulicat Lake and the satellite launching centre at Sriharikota. The new port would continue to be called as Dugarajapatnam … Continue reading Govt going ahead with Duagarajapatnam port with a slight change in location!
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs of the Government of India has decided to set up the second major port at Dugarajapatnam in SPSR Nellore District on May 09, 2013. This will be the second major port in Andhra Pradesh … Continue reading Visakhapatnam Port Trust to be the lead partner in Dugarajapatnam Port, Nellore District
Mr Anam Ram Narayana Reddy, the MLA from Atmakur and the Finance Minister of AP has listed out various ongoing and upcoming infrastructure projects in his address on the Independence Day in Nellore yesterday. New airport coming up in the … Continue reading List of major ongoing and upcoming infrastructure projects in SPSR Nellore district
The Government has decided to set up two new major ports – one each at Sagar in West Bengal and the other at Dugarajapatnam of SPSR Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh. In respect of the Sagar Port, RITES has estimated capital cost (including connectivity project) at Rs. 7820 crores. The tentative cost for Dugarajapatnam has been estimated at Rs. 7988 crore by the Technical Committee set up by Ministry of Shipping. However, the feasibility study of the proposed location is also being carried out by RITES. In respect of Ports at Sagar and Dugarajapatnam, the concessions are targeted to be … Continue reading Dugarajapatnam port near Nellore estimated to cost about Rs8000 crore
Expert teams from Chennai and Kakinada ports are conducting several survey and testing works in Dugarajapatnam coast line in Vakadu mandal in SPSR Nellore district. Central cabinet committee gave its preliminary nod to setup a port at Dugarajapatnam recently. Continue reading Dugarajapatnam port survey on in SPSR Nellore district