The Tamil Nadu government was as keen as the Centre in order to implement the Enayam port project in Kannyakumari district and would also extending all necessary support for the project, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa assured the Union Minister of State for Shipping Pon. Radhakrishnan said during their meeting at the Secretary.
Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa
Ms. Jayalalithaahas also indicated to the Minister that she had also been keen on implementing the project right from her earlier tenure as the Chief Minister and the “lack of support from the successive Central Governments had meant that the project could not be implemented,” an official release quoting her said.
Mr. Radhakrishnan has sought the State Government’s support for the further commencement of survey for the preparation of the Detailed Project Report for the development of the Enayam port.
“The port will be built by reclaiming land from the sea and no existing habitation will be affected,” he also added.