Port creates national record in handling hardwood logs
Tuticorin, Dec 7 (PTI) The VO Chidambaranar Port, formerly Tuticorin Port, created a national record in handling of Hardwood Logs earlier this week.
A quantity of 10,867 tonnes of Hardwood logs of 11,530 ''MCBM'' (Malaysian cubic metre), was discharged from the vessel ''MV Tharinee Naree'' on December 5 the highest ever achieved in a single day in the major Ports of the country.
The port therby broke its own record achieved on October 4 by handling 8,859 tonnes of Hardwood timber discharged from the ''Glorious Sentosa'', a port release said.
* * * * * * CAZRI signs MoU with MPOWER project * The Central Arid Zone Research Institute has inked a deal with MPOWER project for capacity building of farmers and other rural people aimed at acquainting them of improved technologies for sustainable agricultural and improving rural livelihoods in six districts of Western Rajasthan.
Mitigating Poverty in Western Rajasthan (MPOWER) project is funded by International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and managed by the Rajasthan government.
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