- M/s Indian Oil Corporation limited at Nakkanadoddi station was notified as first ever Gati-Shakti Multi Modal Cargo Terminal on SCR
A new Gati-Shakti Multi Modal Cargo Terminal (GCT) policy has been introduced by Indian Railways with a view to boost investment from industry in development of additional terminals for handling Rail cargos. These terminals will ease the handling of freight commodities for transportation by Rail with enhanced facilities duly providing safe and secure transportation. Under this policy, apart from new sidings, the under-construction and existing private sidings/terminals can also migrate to convert as Gati-Shakti Multi Modal Cargo Terminal.
Accordingly, the new siding of M/s Indian Oil Corporation Limited at Nakkanadoddi station of Guntakal Division, South Central Railway was commissioned as Gati-Shakti Multi Modal Cargo Terminal today i.e., 22nd March, 2022. This Gati-Shakti Multi Modal Cargo Terminal of M/s Indian Oil Corporation Limited is allowed for handling inward Petroleum Oil and Lubricant (POL) Traffic.
Benefits of Gati-Shakti Terminals (GCTs):
· Maintenance and operations of assets like track, signal and telecom, over-head equipment shall be borne by the Railways
· Staff costs (Commercial staff deployed at GCT) will be borne by Railways
· No terminal charges shall be levied on cargo for which GCTO himself is the consignor and /or consignee.
· No Terminal access charges will be levied for rakes of privately owned wagons handled at GCTs built on non-Railway land.