Report explores the need for a dedicated body-corporate - MMLP Authority of India and its structure to ensure seamless development and operations of MMLPs across India.
Development of Multi-Modal Logistics Parks (MMLP) at strategic locations to enable efficient inter-modal (road, rail, waterway and air) freight movement and formalised interface amongst logistics service providers, service users and regulators is expected to bring about significant efficiencies in India’s logistics sector, providing a much-needed impetus towards driving logistics cost to less than 10% of country’s GDP. To achieve that goal, the government has embarked on ambitious journey to develop a network of MMLPs across the country. The complexities involved in its implementation, criticality of the infrastructure and need for smooth operations involving multiple stakeholders necessitates strong focus from the government on its development and operations. The report explores the need for a dedicated body-corporate - MMLP Authority of India and its structure to ensure seamless development and operations of MMLPs across India.
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