Centre to develop Alappuzha marina-cum-cargo project under Sagarmala scheme

The Centre will develop the Alappuzha marina-cum-cargo port project by including it under the Sagarmala programme, Minister for Ports, Shipping, and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal has said.

Replying to a question by A.M. Ariff, MP, in Lok Sabha recently, the Minister promised to fast track the nod for the ₹12-crore project being prepared by the Kerala Maritime Board. The proposed marina would have facilities to accommodate cruise ships, superyachts, and cargo vessels.

Mr. Sonowal said that four tourism projects from Alappuzha with an estimated cost of ₹255.35 crore had been included under the Sagarmala programme. They include a maritime museum under