Logistics sector Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s First MMLP

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is going to develop India’s first multi-modal logistics park (MMLP) near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. About the project The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) had awarded RIL the contract to set up India’s first multi-modal logistics park (MMLP) close to Chennai. The Rs.1,424 project will be implemented under the ..

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India’s first indigenously-made aluminium freight train rake

The Indian Railways recently flagged off the first indigenously-made aluminium goods train rake in Odisha. Key facts The aluminium goods train was jointly developed by Besco Limited Wagon Division and aluminium major Hindalco. It is developed based on the designs approved by the Research Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO). The wagon was made using high-strength ..

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LEADS (Logistics Ease Across Different States) 2022

LEADS (Logistics Ease Across Different States) 2022 was released recently by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Key findings The LEADS survey assesses the views of various users and stakeholders involved in the value chain of logistics sector. This survey is conducted recognize the enablers, hindrances and gaps within the logistics ecosystem. This annual survey ..

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National Logistics Policy

Prime Minister Modi recently launched the National Logistics Policy (NLP). Key features The National Logistics Policy aims to promote smooth movement of goods across India and boost competitiveness of the Indian goods in the domestic and international markets. It aims to bring down the logistics cost, which in turn would improve efficiency of various sectors ..

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Bharatmala Pariyojana delayed

The Bharatmala Pariyojana that was scheduled to be completed in 2021-22 is to be completed by 2025-26. The announcement of delay was announced by the rating agency ICRA (Investment Information and credit Rating Agency). Highlights The prevailing COVID-19 crisis could delay the asset monetization plan of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). Until February 2020, ..

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Government launches Logo and Brochure of Logix India

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu launched logo and brochure of Logix India 2019 in New Delhi. Logix India 2019 is scheduled to take place in New Delhi from 31stJanuary to 2nd February 2019. It is being organized by Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO). Logix India 2019 It aims ..

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