- In order to execute the last mile connectivity rail connectivity and internal rail projects of the Major Ports more effectively and efficiently a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) – The Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRC) is incorporated under the Companies Act 2013, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India.
- 90% of the paid-up equity of the company has been provided by the 11 Major Ports and 10% by the Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL). The Authorized Capital of the company is Rs. 500 Crore and Paid-up Capital is Rs. 100 Crore. It is also proposed that IPRCL may raise funding from Multilateral / Bi-lateral agencies and other financial institutions in future.
- The work of the SPV will result in substantial reduction in dwell time of cargo at Ports and bring down the overall logistic cost for trade.
- IPRCL has already undertaken 32 Projects costing around Rs.18,253 Cr.
|S.No.||Projects Status||#Projects||Project Cost in Cr.|
|3||DPR to be Prepared||6||5250|
|4||DPR under preparation||1||3200|
List of Projects Completed:-
|S.No.||Name of Project||Project Cost(Rs. Cr)||Capacity Addition Planned (Kms)|
|1||Upgradation of the track 10-12-14-16-18-19-20-21- 22 and 23 at EJC yard of KoPT||47||10|
|2||Upgrade of existing rail network at Kolkata Dock System||9||4|
|3||Railway line between Marshalling Yard and Hare Island||98||12|
|4||Railway line at west of western yard 1 -earlier common rail yard and providing paving block platform in between new track and western yard I – Chennai||14||6|
|5||Providing a direct connection between OEC and Western Sector jointing at NAD Curve from E.Co. Rly.||22||6|
|6||Connection of dead end line at North of RandD yard to Eastern Grid -Third line from E.Co.Rlys.||24||2.2|
|7||Upgradation of platform no. 2 and 3 in the Port Marshalling Yard at NMPT||5||3|
|8||Upgradation of Railway line 1 and 2 at NMPT||5||3|
|9||Rail Connectivity to 4th Terminal being developed by BMCTPL –PSA||50||5|
|10||Rail connectivity to berth No. 13- 14- 15 and 16 from take-off point to west end of berth at Kandla Port.||109||10|
|11||Extension of line No. 11 to 15 to full length at RandD yard||18||5|
|12||Upgrading to accommodate full rake length at 7 Netaji Subash Dock and its yard under KDS- KoPT||16.5||4|
List of Projects under Implementation:-
|S.No.||Name of Project||Project Cost||Capacity Addition Planned(Kms)||Tentative Completion Date|
|1||3rd line rail connectivty from Jasai to JNPT||126||20||March-20|
|2||JNPT Part I Development of DFC compliant Common Rail Yard JNPT Part II Development of DFC compliant Common Rail Yard; Modification to ROB||267||12||Jun-20|
|3||Augmentation-doubling of southern rail connectivity to KPL||60||10||Jun-21|
|4||2nd Railway Line from Durgachak take off point to ‘A’ cabin at Durgachak at HDC||75||20||Mar-20|