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Environmental Management at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

Jawaharlal Nehru Port is committed to sustainable development and adequate measures are being taken to maintain ecological balance. The total land available with JNPT is around 3402 hectares out of this, 1147 hectares area (34%) of the port is under green cover including mangroves. The port’s ecosystem consists of rich and diversified flora and fauna. To address the Global climate change problem at port level, the Port has taken up various initiatives to achieve “Green Port Status” and has received many commendation/awards in this endeavour.

Suggestions & Objections on Coastal Zone Management Plans (CZMPs) of CIDCO, NMMC, JNPT areas
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Development of coastal berth at JNPT - Environmental Clearance (EC) by SEIAA
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Deepening & Widening of existing Mumbai Harbour Channel and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Channel (Phase II) at Tehsil Uran, District Raigarh, Maharashtra by M/s Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust - Environmental & CRZ Clearance.
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Real Time Environmental Status of JNPT area JNPT in collobartion with IIT Madras are built an ingenious air quality monitoring system to indicate the pollution level and other relevant parameters on real time basis.
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Status of Mangroves in JNPT

The port has acquired about 2987 ha. Land for ports development in the year 1987-88. The land acquired was low laying and port has developed the land as per the requirement. Major chunk of the available vacant land parcels within JNPT falls under mangrove areas.

Within JNPT boundary there are significant number of Mangroves. These mangroves have grown in due course of time in the past decade. Mangroves categorized as per their density. One is dense mangroves that are there for more than past 2 decades and are of significant ecological importance. The other ones are sparse mangroves which came up later and have unfilled vacant land parcels in between them.

Right now including land filing area the total land available with JNPT is about 3402 hectares. In the year 2000 the total mangrove area within JNPT was about 406 hectares and the same grew to 885 hectares by 2014 and 913.6 hectares by 2016 due to a breach in the bund which was abutting the dense mangroves on the Nhava creek side.

Status of Mangroves in JNPT

Status of Mangroves in JNPT
Status of Mangroves in JNPT
Year Mangroves (ha)
2000406
2001424
2002444
2003457
2004487
2005532
2006566
2007577
2008718
2009748
2010823
2011854
2012870
2013879
2014885

Environmental Report

# Title View
1 Environmental Monitoring Report - June 2019 view
2 Environmental Monitoring Report - May 2019 view
3 Environmental Monitoring Report - April 2019 view
4 Environmental Monitoring Report - March 2019 view
5 Environmental Monitoring Report - February 2019 view
6 environmental monitoring report - january 2019 view
7 environmental monitoring report - april 2018 view
8 view environmental monitoring report - may 2018 view
9 environmental monitoring report - june 2018 view
10 environmental monitoring report - july 2018 view
11 environmental monitoring report - august 2018 view
12 environmental monitoring report - october 2018 view
13 environmental monitoring report - november 2018 view