In a mutual
exchange, the Ministry of Defence, Government of India, has agreed for exchange
of 3874 Sq. mtrs. of defence land at Baina Workshop, Vasco da Gama,
on equal quantum
of MPT land at Bogda, Vasco, on
equitable cost basis and has further granted permission to MPT to
utilise the defence land for construction of flyover from
the Ravindra Bhavan at Baina, Vasco, to
Gate No.9, of Mormugao Port by the NHAI.
Foundation stone laying ceremony for construction of the Navy Base
Workshop was held on 6th December 2017, at the hands of the
Rear Admiral, Puneet K. Bahl, VSM, FOGA, Goa Naval
Area, in the distinguished presence of Shri G. P. Rai, Dy.
Chairman MPT, senior executives of the port administration and the
The overall cost of
shifting the Navy Base Workshop to the new location at Bogda is
estimated to be Rs. 4.50 crores. Now, the contract for
construction of the Navy Base Workshop structure with all allied facilities has
been awarded to M/s. Abhiyant Realty, Panjim, at a cost of Rs.
3.23 crores, to be completed within a period of 12 months.