Mangaluru: Sanjay Kumar Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India paid a visit to New Mangalore Port Authority on February 18. Dr A. V. Ramana, Chairperson, New Mangalore Port Authority welcomed the dignitary to the Port along with K. G. Nath, Deputy Chairperson, HODs & Senior Officials of NMPA. The Secretary, the Ministry of Steel visited the Cruise Terminal and had a meeting with the Port Officials on various infrastructural aspects of the Port.
The Secretary reviewed the handling facilities for iron ore fines / raw materials import and export of iron ore pellets by KIOCL at New Mangalore Port Authority and discussed iShrin detail the future plans. The Chairperson, NMPA briefed the Secretary, Ministry of Steel, on the Port’s future plans as well as a host of initiatives undertaken to enhance the Ease of Doing Business, Green Port Initiatives etc. future expansion programs, infrastructure projects and other proposals for enhancing the productivity of the Port.
The Secretary, Ministry of Steel, later had a cruise in the Port waters and oversaw the berths and various infrastructural facilities of the Port. Chairperson, NMPA, apprised the Secretary, Ministry of Steel about several infrastructural and technological advancements harnessed by the Port.
The Secretary, Ministry of Steel expressed happiness & appreciated the various initiatives of the Port to bring in the environment-friendly state of art facilities and developmental works and various infrastructure facilities provided.