Cabinet approves renaming of Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Trust

The Union Cabinet has approved the renaming of Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port Trust.

The Prime Minister had announced the renaming of Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mukherjee at a function to mark the 150th-anniversary celebrations of the port trust on 11 January 2020.

About Kolkata Trust Port

Kolkata Port Trust (officially renamed by the name of BJS founder as Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port Trust), is a riverine port in the city of Kolkata, India, located around 203 kilometres (126 mi) from the sea.

It is the oldest operating port in India, and was constructed by the British East India Company.

Owned by: Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port Trust.

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