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ROPAX Jetty Project, Odisha 

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  • April 17, 2021
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ROPAX Jetty Project, Odisha 

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Infrastructure 

In news

  • Rs. 110 crore ROPAX Jetty Project shall be constructed on river Dhamra in Odisha.

Key takeaways 

  • Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW) has accorded administrative approval for developing all-weather ROPAX (Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger) Jetty and allied Infrastructure. 
  • It shall connect Kaninali in Bhadrak district & Talachua in Kendrapara district, Odisha under the Sagarmala initiative.
  • This project will reduce travel time for passengers from 6 hours by road to 1 hour by waterway.
  • Kaninali in Bhadrak district and Talachua in Kendrapada district, are located on the northern and southern banks of River Dhamra respectively.

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