Write any four characteristics of Kandla sea port.
Characteristics of Kandla Port:
- Kandla in Kuchchh was the first port developed soon after independence.
- It was developed to ease the volume of trade on the Mumbai port.
- It is a tidal port.
- It caters to exports and imports of the granary and industrial belts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat.
- It caters to the convenient handling of exports and imports for northern and western states of India.