GANDHIDHAM: State-owned Deendayal Port Trust has received environment clearance for setting up a Rs 1,176-crore Smart Industrial Port City in Kutch, Gujarat, a senior official said.
"The Environment Ministry examined the Deendayal Port's proposal and gave the final environment clearance for developing a smart city at two identified sites," a Senior Government official said.
Separate proposals for the two sites were submitted and both have been cleared with some riders after taking into account the Ministry's expert panel, the official said.
As per the proposal, one Smart Port City in 580 acres has been proposed at Adipur side on South of Tagore road, while the second site over an area of 850 acres is near Port’s complex in Gandhidham.
Total 35,714 flats will be developed in both the sites and maximum height of the building would be 12 metre. Total project cost is estimated to be 1,176 crore.
There will be residential tower, industrial parks and commercial spaces with shops, social culture/community center, police post, fire station, logistic park among others.
Employment for the local people will be generated during the development of the project, Deendayal Port Trust said.