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100 Gati Shakti Cargo Terminal to be developed till 2025

New Delhi: Under the Gati Shakti Cargo Terminal (GCT) Policy, it has been targeted to develop 100 GCTs in three years, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha here on Wednesday.
As many as 22 GCTs have already been commissioned and 125 applications for development of Cargo Terminals under the GCT Policy have been received, he said. Also, 79 in-principal approvals have been granted, he added.
For GCTs to be developed on non-railway land, the GCT Operators will identify the location and will construct the terminal after obtaining necessary approval, Vaishnaw said.
For GCTs to be developed either fully or partially on railway land, the land parcels will be identified by railways, and the GCT Operator for construction and operation of Terminal will be selected through open tendering process, he said.
(UNI)

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