Ramayapatnam Port Map – Proposed Area by RITES and Approval Status, Ramayapatnam Port Latest News, Ramayapatnam port is the Golden gate to Kavali, RPDCL -Ramayapatnam Port Development Corporation Limited…
The second major port likely to come up at Ramayapatnam in Prakasam district. Ramayapatnam has Several advantages like being closer to Chennai-Kolkata rail and road connectivity as well as to the State capital and Rayalaseema and Telangana districts apparently make Ramayapatnam better choice.
RPDCL -Ramayapatnam Port Development Corporation Limited
AP Government forms Special Purpose Vehicles for development of Ramayapatnam Port on Fast Track mode. SPVS under AP Maritime Board. Ramayapatnam Port Development Corporation Limited for port development. (GO MS NO:8 dated 04-02-2020).
Dugarajapatnam port chances are scrapped…
The study on setting up major seaport in A.P has completed. A high-level committee appointed by the central government visited Dugarajapatnam one of the proposed sites here to study the technical and commercial possibilities of the new port.
The committee visited Dugarajapatnam to identify a suitable location to set up the new port. The new port needs an approximately 5,000 acres land. Committee verifies the availability of land, requirement of dredging, connectivity and environmental aspect. Dugarajapatnam has no advantages than the other proposed locations of Ramayapatnam.
Dugarajapatnam coast has a draft of 18-20 metres from the coast, which is a major factor in deciding the location, This would lessen the dredging cost. After Duggarajapatnam in Nellore district and Ramayyapatnam in Prakasam district are selected for the survey for the major port in the state.
Eastern Naval command authorities in Visakhapatnam expressed reservations and concerns about security for the location of the major port in Nakkapalli, Duggarajupatnam was located close to Sriharikota Space Research Centre, raising security concerns again.
Ramayapatnam Port Map
Ramayapatnam Port Approval Status:
The technical committee which visited the three locations several times submitted its report. Recently RITES prepared DPR to Ramayapatnam port, the conditions are to be most favourable in Ramayapatnam. Centre will announce the location of the new major port soon. More info soon at https://ports.ap.gov.in.
Ramayapatnam Port Proposed Area Map:
Advantages of Ramayapatnam Port
- Very low-cost Railroad connectivity- Just 4KM away from Tetu Railway station that connects Chennai Kolkata major railway line. 5Kmaway from NH 16 highway Road.
- Very near to Telangana, Karnataka States
- Low competition with other ports and high exports in Prakasam District, Kurnool District, and Telangana Districts
- Central Government Approval chances very high
- Part in Vizag -Chennai Industrial corridor
- Near to Nellore District
Update 16-03-2020: Government of Andhra Pradesh nominate Sri K. V. V. Satyanarayana, IAS Special Secretary to Government, Finance Department as a Director to the Board of Directors of SPV (Special Purpose Vehicles) of Machilipatnam and Ramayapatnam Ports Development Corporation Limited to develop on Fast Track Mode.
- What is the Ramayapatnam Port Approval Status?
Nothing to worry, AP state government already prepared to construct port here, only funding from central govt is only remain
- Ramayapatnam Port is Major Port or Minor port?
Now Ramayapatnam Port is a Minor port if Government of India approve it became Major port soon.
- When Ramayapatnam Port construction works will begin?
Likely from May 2020, Ramayapatnam Port works will gear up. it will be completed in 3 years(primary).
- AP State Reorganegetion bill quotes Dugarajapatnam, How Ramayapatnam port will get approved?
Central government have rights to amend that bill any time. All feasibility reports suggest Ramayapatnam now.