Government Privatises the Ports, Trade Unions Oppose
T. Narendra Rao, General Secretary of the Water Transport Worker’s Federation of India, talked to Newsclick about the recent plan of the government to privatise the ports. Major Port Trust Act (MPTA), 1963 presently governs the ports of the country. NITI Ayog has asked the government to repeal the MPTA. In the name of structural change, the plan is to privatise the ports.
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