Articles tagged under: Mundra Port

Union Ministry of Environment gives its nod to Mundra International Airport project in Gujarat

October 07, 2019
Union Ministry of Environment gives its nod to Mundra International Airport project in Gujarat

Gandhinagar/Bhuj: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has given its nod to the proposal of Adani Group owned Mundra International Airport Private Ltd, to convert its private airstrip at Mundra port complex in Kutch district of Gujarat into a full-fledged commercial airport at an estimated investment of Rs 1,400 crore. According to the official sources the ministry has given its nod to the expert appraisal committee (EAC) attached to the ministry regarding the ...Read More

Security beefed up at Kandla, Mundra ports in Gujarat

August 29, 2019
Security beefed up at Kandla, Mundra ports in Gujarat

Bhuj: Gujarat Police have stepped up security at Kandla port and other vital installations in Kutch district following intelligence inputs of a possible infiltration by terrorists using the sea route, an official said on Thursday. The move comes days after the Indian Navy also warned of possible terror attack from the sea side. "We receive inputs about possible terrorist infiltration from time to time and we have enhanced the security at all vital installations in Kutch district, including...Read More

Customs bust used computer smuggling racked, recover 12 containers at Mundra and Kandla

March 14, 2019
Customs bust used computer smuggling racked, recover 12 containers at Mundra and Kandla

Ahmedabad:The customs sleuths have busted massive smuggling of old and used computer parts/accessories (E-Waste) from Hong-Kong, Australia, Dubai and South Korea by Delhi and Gujarat based importers at Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Kandla and recovered 12 such Containers with such items worth over Rs 3 crore on the basis of information received from the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). A DRI official today said that specific intelligence was developed by the DRI Z...Read More

First batch of four Chinook helicopters for IAF arrives at Gujarat port from America ahead of schedule

February 10, 2019
First batch of four Chinook helicopters for IAF arrives at Gujarat port from America ahead of schedule

Mundra: In a big boost for Indian defence forces, the first batch of four Chinook helicopters (47Fi) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) arrived at the Mundra airport in Gujarat on Sunday. The Chinook is a multi-mission, heavy-lift transport helicopter. Its primary mission is to move troops, artillery, ammunition, fuel, water, barrier materials, supplies and equipment on the battlefield. Its secondary missions include medical evacuation, disaster relief, search and rescue, aircraft recovery, fire...Read More

DRI seizes red sandalwood worth Rs 10 crores being smuggled abroad from Mundra port in Gujarat

June 23, 2018
DRI seizes red sandalwood worth Rs 10 crores being smuggled abroad from Mundra port in Gujarat

Bhuj: A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) from Gandhidham has reportedly seized more than 20 tonnes of red sandalwood worth around Rs 5 crore in domestic and 10 crore in international market from Mundra port in Kutch district of Gujarat. A DRI official said that the seized sandalwood was being smuggled to Dubai and Vietnam in two containers hidden under and in the garb of wash basins. 'The containers were seized today on the basis of intelligence input from Mumbai DR...Read More

DRI registers cigarette smuggling case

February 14, 2018
DRI registers cigarette smuggling case

Bhuj: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has registerd a case of smuggling of 14,40,000 cigarettes worth approximately Rs 1.44 crore.Cigarettes were hidden in import consignment of gypsum powder of Champion Impex Pvt. Ltd which was examined by DRI on 10 Feb at Mundra port, Gujarat. DeshGujaratRead More

Environmental hearing held for dredging at Tuna Port in Kutch

January 10, 2018
Environmental hearing held for dredging at Tuna Port in Kutch

Bhuj: Public hearing for environment was held at Tuna for discussion on dredging at Tuna port pertaining to deepen the draft at jetty from existing 15 meter to 18 meter. If draft is deepened to 18 meter, two lakh capacity ships will be able to arrive at this port. At present with 15 meter draft, ships only upto 1 lakh tonne weight are able to use this port. Villagers from Tuna and surrounding villages discussed environmental impact, employment and other issues during the hearing which wa...Read More

CBI arrests absconding Deputy Commissioner of Customs of Mundra in bribery case

September 27, 2017
CBI arrests absconding Deputy Commissioner of Customs of Mundra in bribery case

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) has today arrested an absconding Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Mundra Port in an on-going investigation of a case relating to alleged bribery of Rs. 20 lakh. The arrested accused will be produced tomorrow before the Special Court for CBI Cases, Ahmedabad. CBI had registered a case against Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Mundra and a private person on 18.09.2017 for demanding a bribe of Rs. 30 lakh from the complainant, who was working ...Read More

27 kg smuggled gold hidden in scrap container imported from Dubai by Ahmedabad based firm seized in Gujarat

July 20, 2017
27 kg smuggled gold hidden in scrap container imported from Dubai by Ahmedabad based firm seized in Gujarat

Bhuj: The smuggled gold from Dubai under the garb of heavy melting scrap though Mundra port in Kutch district of Gujarat seized by customs sleuths is in fact 27 kg by weight and the container carrying it was imported by an Ahmedbad based firm. Sharing the official information about it a custom official associated with the raid, today said that the cargo imported through entry bill no 245808 dated July 14, was declared as heavy metal steel or scrap (HMS). 'It was imported by M/S...Read More

Over 20 kg smuggled gold reportedly seized from scrap container in Gujarat

July 19, 2017
Over 20 kg smuggled gold reportedly seized from scrap container in Gujarat

Bhuj: The intelligence and customs sleuth have reportedly seized over 20 kg gold from a container brought from Dubai and kept in a container freight station (CFS) in port city of Mundra in Kutch district of Gujarat. The incident, not yet officially confirmed, would be second major seizure of smuggled gold at Mundra in around two months. Earlier in May this year 52 kg gold worth approximately Rs 15 crores was caught by sleuths of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Gandhidham. It...Read More

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