Economy of Maharashtra: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Vizag Port records highest growth rate among major ports

The Vishakapatnam Port Trust has recorded a growth rate of 10% for this fiscal year despite the economic slowdown and weak market conditions. The VPT is currently at the fourth spot among the major ports of India. The first three spots are held by the Kandla Port, Paradeep Port and the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trusts. ..

MSRDC Raises Funds for Samruddhi Corridor

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has raised around Rs 28,000 crore in loan from various financial institutions. About Samruddhi Corridor Samruddi Corridor is the name given to the Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Express Way. The corridor connects the state capital Mumbai with its ‘second capital’ Nagpur. This six-lane expressway of 800 km passes through ..

Indian Navy becomes only Indian port to be listed amongst world’s top 30 container ports , as per latest Lloyds Report

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has got listed amongst the top 30 container ports globally, as per the latest Lloyds Report. Hence, JNPT has become the only Indian port to be listed amongst the world’s top 30 container ports. JNPT notched up five spots, to be 28th on the list, compared to its previous ..

JNPT wins 2017 “Samudra Manthan – Caring Organisation of Year” award

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), which is India’s Premier Container Port, has won the 2017 “Samudra Manthan – Caring Organisation of the Year” award.The award instituted by Bhandarkar Shipping aims to fuel healthy competition in the maritime sector. Besides achieving operational excellence, JNPT provides excellent facilities to their staff like medical insurance, residential township ..