Port Wings News Network:
The 74th Republic Day was celebrated at Kamarajar Port on 26 January 2023. Shri Sunil Paliwal, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director unfurled the National flag at Port Administrative premises.
The Chairman and Managing Director while addressing the gathering highlighted the important milestones achieved by the Port and urged that all should put in their best to take the port to greater heights.
He outlined the recent visit of Shri Sudhansh Pant, IAS, Officer on Special Duty, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Government of India visit to Kamarajar Port on 21.01.2023. The dedication of completed projects was also informed by the Chairman and Managing Director.
Further, CMD highlighted that KPL handled its highest ever cargo throughput of 32.60 million tonnes during the financial year 2022-23 (December 2022) with an increase of about 16.43% over previous year which is the highest growth rate among all Major Ports. The Port is expected to handle 45 MMT cargo in 2022-23. He urged all stake holders to contribute their best for the growth of KPL.
Senior Officials and Employees of KPL, Port users, Public from nearby villages participated in large numbers.