New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Polamraju Lakshmi Haranadh (IRTS) as Chairman of Paradip Port Trust under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), he has been appointed to the post at the Joint Secretary level for a tenure up to his superannuation on August 31, 2016, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Haranadh is an Indian Railways Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) officer of 1994-batch. Currently, Vinit Kumar (IRSEE) is serving as Chairperson of Paradip Port Trust.
Paradip Port Trust
Paradip Port Trust is one of the Major Ports of India. Late Biju Patnaik, the then Chief Minister of Odisha, is the founder father of Paradip Port. It is the only Major Port in the State of Odisha situated 210 nautical miles south of Kolkata and 260 nautical miles north of Visakhapatnam on the east coast on the shore of the Bay of Bengal.
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