New Delhi: The pre-feasibility study on Multi Model Logistics Parks (MMLP) proposed to be developed in Jagatsinghpur and Sundargarh districts of Odisha is in progress and the land is yet to be identified, said Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari.
In a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, Gadkari said the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had mandated the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to develop 35 MMLPs across the country in October, 2017. The MMLPs will be developed under Public Private Partnership (PPP) on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) mode.
Stating that the bidding documents (the Model Concession Agreement and Request for Proposal) for the 35 MMLPs is under finalisation, he said based on outcome of DPR/Feasibility Studies and approved bidding document, the tender will be invited from companies.
It may be mentioned that the CCEA had also approved Phase-I of Bharatmala covering 24,800 km of roads under Bharatmala Pariyojana in addition to 10,000 km of residual NHDP with an outlay of Rs 5,35,000 crore.