NEW DELHI: Twenty one Dry Ports are currently under development in the Country, informed Union Minister of State for Shipping and Finance Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in Lok Sabha recently.
The proposal for setting up of Dry Ports which include Inland Container Depots (ICDs), Container Freight Stations (CFSs) and Air Freight Stations (AFSs), are received from Central/State Govt. PSUs and private developers. These are approved by an Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) which acts as a single window clearance mechanism for setting up of ICDs/CFSs in India. The list of Dry Ports approved for development by IMC is as follows-