How many major ports are there in India?

What are the 12 major ports in India?

India has 12 major ports under the control of the central government — Deendayal (erstwhile Kandla), Mumbai, JNPT, Mormugao, New Mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Kamarajar (earlier Ennore), V.O. Chidambaranar, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Kolkata (including Haldia).

How many major ports are there in India 2021?

There are 12 major ports in the country – 6 on the eastern coast and 6 on the western coast. Major ports are under the jurisdiction of the Government of India and are governed by Major Port Trusts Act 1963, except Ennore port, which is administered under the Companies Act 1956. India has about 204 non-major ports.

Which is the 14th major port in India?

The Union Cabinet has given its ‘in-principle’ approval for setting up a major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in Maharashtra. With the development of Vadhavan port, India will break into the countries with top 10 container ports in the world.

Which is the smallest port in India?

Facts about Major ports in India

S.No Name of the Port State
1. Kandla Gujarat
2. Paradip Odisha
3. JNPT Maharashtra
4. Mumbai Maharashtra
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