Adani Logistics Ltd,
a subsidiary of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) and part of
the Adani Group, a global integrated infrastructure player, has commissioned and
commenced commercial operations at its Multimodal Logistics Park at Kilaraipur,
Ludhiana in Punjab.
terminal was dedicated to the nation on April 19 by Mr Suresh Prabhu, Minister
for Railways, government of India.
infrastructure facility, spread across 77 acres, is strategically located on the
dedicated freight corridor feeder route and will facilitate double-stack train
services to Mundra Port, said a release.
commissioning of this multimodal logistics park, our third inland container
depot (ICD), we are a step closer to attaining leadership in the logistics
sector. We aim to increase our footprint pan-India and further expand in the
logistics sector, mirroring the growth of our ports business. Ludhiana, in
Punjab, holds a strategic location advantage with high industrial presence.
Having an ICD in Ludhiana will help capture cargo from Punjab and nearby states
and contribute towards consolidating additional volumes for Mundra Port,"
said Mr Karan Adani, CEO, APSEZ.
The multimodal park,
with newly constructed warehouse and two railway handling lines, is now open for
domestic cargo and domestic container handling, the release emphasised.