15 Gati Shakti Cargo Terminal commissioned so far

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In pursuance to Prime Minister’s vision of “Gati Shakti” and Ministry of Railways’ Policy regarding ‘Gati Shakti Multi-Modal Cargo Terminal’ (GCT) launched on December 15, 2021, Gati Shakti Cargo Terminals are being developed for handling rail cargos.

So far, 15 GCTs have been commissioned and around 96 more locations have been provisionally identified for development of GCTs. It has been targeted to commission 100 Gati Shakti Cargo Terminals within next three financial years. The location of GCTs is being decided on the basis of demand from industry and potential of Cargo Traffic.

The 15 Gati Shakti Cargo Terminals commissioned so far are: (South Eastern Railway – Jai Balaji Industries – Barajamda – Barbil), (South Eastern Railway – OMPL (Orissa Metalliks) – Gokulpur), (East Coast Railway – Paradip East Quay Coal Terminal Pvt Ltd, Paradeep), (Eastern Railway – Maithon Power Ltd Siding – Thaparnagar), (South Central Railway – IOCL – Nakkanadoddi/Guntakal), (North Eastern Railway – Hindustan Urvark Rasayan Ltd – Nakha Jungle), (Western Railway – CONCOR – Varanama), (North East Frontier Railway – IOCL (IOMB) – Moinarband), (North Western Railway – Nayara Energy Ltd – Kairla/Jodhpur), (South Central Railway – SCCL – Sattupalli), (South Western Railway – HPCL – Shivadi / Sarai Harkhu), (North Eastern Railway – Ankur Udyog Ltd – Sahjanwa), (North Eastern Railway – Adani Agri – Jasoda/Izat Nagar), (North East Frontier Railway – FCI Siding – Cinnamara), (Eastern Railway – Punjab State Power Corp. Ltd. – Pakur).

The Gati Shakti Cargo Terminals (GCTs) are being developed by private players, and can be developed on non-Railway land or fully/partially on Railway land.

For GCTs to be developed on non-Railway land, the operators will identify the location and will construct the terminal after obtaining necessary approval.

For GCTs to be developed either fully or partially on Railway land, the land parcels will be identified by Railway and the operator for construction and operation of Terminal will be selected through open tendering process.

All new proposals for GCTs shall be received only through online portal. Till 10.10.2022, In-principle approvals for 67 new proposals have been issued.

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