Odisha CM Congratulates Paradip Port For Becoming No. 1 Major Port In India

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Paradip Port for becoming the numero uno among major ports of India. Paradip Port clocked a remarkable 25.73 Million Metric Tonnes cargo handling during the first quarter of 2020.

Naveen tweeted on his personal Twitter handle:

“Congratulate @paradipport for becoming No-1 major #port for cargo handling in the country. Biju Babu would have been proud of #Odisha’s giant strides in maritime trade. A tribute to Odisha’s glorious seafaring history. #OdishaOnTheMove”

Naveen also shared a couple of vintage pictures of the Paradip Port while it was inaugurated.

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Tweeted:

Yet another milestone for @paradipport.

Happy to learn that Paradip Port has achieved the highest volume of traffic i.e 25.73 million tonnes, among all the major ports in India during April-June 2020(1st Quarter).

Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy also took to Twitter to congratulate Paradip Port. He wrote:

“According to GoI released figures Paradip port stood first in the country with highest traffic between April-June 20. Congratulations to Port authorities and all the employees !! State govt has allowed PPT to implement the riverine port on Mahanadi with great potential!”


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