MoU for 35 MMLPs signed: Gadkari

An MoU has been signed between National Highways Logistics Management Limited (NHLML), Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Rail Vikas Nigam (RVNL) for the development of multimodal logistics parks in the presence of Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Cabinet Minister of AYUSH and General VK Singh, Union MoS and Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways. “The Government of India approved the development of 35 multimodal logistics parks under Bharatmala Pariyojana to centralise freight consolidation and reduce logistics cost,” Gadkari said. “Providing seamless modal shift, MMLPs will ensure that cargo is swapped/shifted from and to waterways, dedicated freight corridors and road transport,” he added.