Shipping Minister lays foundation stone for various projects in TN

Tuticorin: Union Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya laid the foundation stone for various projects at the port yesterday.

Several projects, including 140 kw rooftop solar power plant, widening of the harbour entrance, a coal jetty-I, North Cargo Berth-III, railway line from the marshalling yard to Hare Island, were inaugurated yesterday by the Minister at the port areas.

A media report said, the total cost that has been estimated for the projects will be around Rs.139 crore. Tuticorin Port chairman DK Ramachandran was among other officials who participated in the function.

NT Bureau