Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone
of the World's first CNG terminal to be built in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar and
Brownfield port. This port will be built at a cost of Rs 4024
Gujarat has the distinction of having the country’s largest port
in Mundra, largest port among public sector ports at Kandla and the world’s largest Industrial cluster at Dholera
near Ahmedabad. The state also has the largest LNG terminal at Dahej put
up Petronet LNG
Union Petroelum Minister Hardeep
Singh Puri on this said the largest CNG terminal in Gujarat will result in
several economic benefits and cost savings with more cargo volume handling at
lesser inland distance travel.
The port will also help generate
direct and indirect employment of up to 1100 people and will also result in
increasing the ancillary port-related services opportunities, he added. The foundation
will be laid on 29 September 2022.
Moreover, the CNG
Import Terminal will provide an additional alternate source of energy to meet
the growing demands of clean energy.