JNPT signs pact with MSEDCL for power supply in port area

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has signed a pact with Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for power supply in the port area. …

JNPT has five container terminals that handle over 50 per cent of the total container cargo among the major domestic ports. The port has allotted land to Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal, Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals and Gateway Terminals India Private Limited on a 30-year lease through a concession agreement, under which JNPT is responsible for providing electricity supply to the terminals. With the pact, JNPT becomes the first major port in the country to sign the distribution franchise agreement (DFA) and resolve the hurdles in supply of electricity.

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