Adani Logistics upgrades its Nagpur PFT to a Gati Shakti Multi-Modal Cargo Terminal

In a significant development for Nagpur’s logistics sector, the private freight terminal (PFT) operated by Adani Logistics Limited in Borkhedi has been upgraded to a Gati Shakti Multi-Modal Cargo Terminal. Central Railways Nagpur Division penned down an agreement with Adani Logistics Limited on Tuesday to formalize this transition.

This marks the fourth Gati Shakti Cargo Terminal (GCT) in the Nagpur Division, joining existing terminals operated by MP Birla Cement in Mukutban, Nagpur MMLP in Sindi, and JSW Steel Ltd. in Kalmeshwar. Indian Railways is developing Multi-Modal Cargo Terminals nationwide to serve as world-class logistics hubs, integrating various forms of cargo and transportation modes within single facilities.

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The agreement signed at Nagpur is expected to drive significant growth for the city. “The GCT will enhance the logistics business and generate more revenue, contributing to the nation’s economy,” said Aman Mittal, Senior Divisional Manager (Sr. DCM) Central Railway, Nagpur.

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The meeting also saw the presence of Nivrutti Bachhav, Terminal Head, and Chetan Sarode, Manager (Logistics) from Adani Logistics Limited, along with Manish S. Nagle, MSI/Goods. Bachhav announced the anticipated handling of 22 rakes in April 2024, 30 rakes in May 2024, and 35 rakes in June 2024, with further increases expected in the coming months. He emphasized that the collaborative efforts highlight a strong commitment to enhancing logistics infrastructure and boosting economic growth.

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