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World’s First CNG port Terminal

Current context: The world’s first CNG port terminal is approved by the Gujarat Government at Bhavnagar.
World’s First CNG port Terminal 
  • A CNG port terminal at Bhavnagar port is being set up jointly by the U.K. based Foresight group and Mumbai based Padmanabh Mafatlal group.
  • The joint venture will invest Rs.1900 crore for the project.
  • Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who is the chairman of the Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board- GIDB has approved the proposal to construct the terminal at Bhavnagar.
  • The CNG port terminal will have annual capacity of 6 million matric tone.
  • A MoU between the Gujarat Maritime Board and London based Foresight Group was signed during the 2019 Vibrant Gujarat summit.

Question: 

Q.1 Which state government has recently approved the proposal of setting up the world’s first CNG port terminal in the state?
a. Maharashtra
b. Gujarat
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. West Bengal
World’s First CNG port Terminal World’s First CNG port Terminal Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 11, 2019 Rating: 5

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