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Kandla Port gets green nod to develop smart city

State-owned Kandla Port Trust has received environment clearance for setting up a Rs 1,176-crore smart industrial port city in Kutch, Gujarat, as per reports. The proposal is to develop a smart industrial port city at two separate sites in Gandhidham which would house about 35,700 residential flats, schools and parks.


The Environment Ministry examined the Kandla Port's proposal and gave the final environment clearance for developing a smart city at two identified sites. As per the proposal, one smart port city in 580 acre has been proposed at Adipur side on South of Tagore road, while the second site over an area of 850 acre is near KPT complex in Gandhidham.