Tricks to Learn Ports of India

India has a coastline spanning 7516.6 kilometres, forming one of the biggest peninsulas in the world. India has a total 12 major ports and 187 notified minor and intermediate ports. Ports play a vital role in the overall economic development. According to the Ministry of Ports and Shipping, about 95 percent by volume and 70 percent by value of the India’s international trade is carried on through maritime transport. Below is the list of major ports of India and amazing tricks to learn them quickly.

State
Port
Coast
Andhra Pradesh
Vishakhapatnam Port
Eastern Coast
Andhra Pradesh
Krishnapatnam Port
Eastern Coast
Anuradha ne apni friend Vishakha KO apne pati Krishna se Milne dinner par bulaya.
Goa
Murmagao Port
Western Coast
Mur Mur ke na dekh Goa main ( a song)
Gujarat
Kandla Port
Western Coast
Thakur Gujjar singh ne bada Kand kar diya.
Karnataka
New Mangalore Port
Western Coast
Karn apne dost arjun se milne Mangalwar ko gaya.
Kerala
Cochin Port Trust
Western Coast
Prabhu Ki Rail se Sreesanth Kochi IPL khelne gaya.
Maharashtra
Mumbai Port
Western Coast
Maharashtra
Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust (JLNPT)
Western Coast
Jawaharlal Nehru meets Indira Gandhi in Mumbai capital city of Maharashtra
Odisha
Paradip Port
Eastern Coast
Pradeep speaks Odiya Fluently.
Tamil Nadu
Tuticorin Port
Eastern Coast
Tamil Nadu
Chennai Port formerly ( Madras Port)
Eastern Coast
Tamil Nadu
Ennore Port officially renamed as (Kamarjar Port)
Eastern Coast
Kamran Akmal ne doodh main Chini or Tute Corn flakes mila kar khaye.
West Bengal
Kolkata Port
Eastern Coast
Siddharth kaul ko Bengali rasgulla bada pasand hain.

Key Facts:

  • The Indian Government has allowed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of up to 100 per cent under the automatic route for port and harbor construction and maintenance projects. 
  • Ennore Port is the first major port which is public company. 
  • Kandla Port is the largest port of India by volume of cargo handled. 
  • Madras Port (Chennai Port) is one of the oldest port of India and the second largest port in the country. 
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Port is the largest container port in India.

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