LIVE Course for free

Rated by 1 million+ students
Get app now
Class 8 Foundation Course
Class 9 Foundation Course
Class 10 Foundation Course
Class 11 Foundation Course
Class 12 Foundation Course
JEE COURSE
NEET COURSE
0 votes
24 views
in GK by (54.3k points)
closed by
What is the new name of Kandla Port which was renamed recently ?
1. Jawaharlal Nehru Port
2. New Gujarat Port
3. Deendayal Port Trust
4. Vallabhbhai Patel Port

1 Answer

0 votes
by (30.0k points)
selected by
 
Best answer
Correct Answer - Option 3 : Deendayal Port Trust

The correct answer is Deendayal Port Trust.

  • Kandla:-
    • Kandla was earlier known as  Kundla
    • It is a town located in northwestern Gujarat state of west-central India.
    • It is a port on the Gulf of Kachchh (Kutch) of the Arabian Sea.
    • The port was opened on Kandla’s natural deepwater harbor in the 1930s.
    • It was designed to serve a hinterland that is considerably larger than Gujarat state, the port has continued to be improved.
    • Kandla port now has dry cargo berths that can accommodate up to 10 ships at a time.
    • It also has berths for tankers.
    • Petroleum, iron, and steel machinery and chemicals are the town’s major imports.
    • The port also handles grains, textiles, and salt. Kandla is served by a major highway, a railway, and an airport.
    • Kandla is famous for the Kandla Port which is the oldest seaport in the Kutch District of Gujarat, located near the city of Gandhidham.
    • It is now renamed the 'Deendayal Port Trust', it was constructed in the 1950s as the chief seaport serving western India.

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.

Categories

...