Bilateral Relations


Projects of Dutch Government

Den Haag
Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management
Plesmanweg 1-6 
2597 JG Den Haag
Tel:070 - 351 61 71
Fax:070 - 351 19 47
The Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management is active in numerous policy areas. The most well-known tasks are undoubtedly to protect the coastline and to take care of the infrastructure of the Netherlands. Ministry matters also include other policy areas, such as shipping and aviation.

The core tasks of V&W are: guaranteeing safe, versatile and reliable accessibility both over land and water, through the air, and for telecommunications and post; offering protection against floods; and, ensuring the existence of clean water and sufficient supplies thereof.

The Port Development Gujarat (PODEG) Programme, having the "Bouwdienst" of the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management as principal contractor, focuses on providing assistance to the Gujarat Maritime Board in several port related fields, aiming at contributing to a sustainable socio-economic development of the State of Gujarat. The Hazira Pilot Project focuses in this respect on a direct and practical  approach in enhancing the (nautical) safety and efficiency of shipping traffic in the Magdalla - Hazira area.

Maritime Simulation Rotterdam b.v. (MSR), together with Rotterdam Municipal Port Management, Mainport Holding Rotterdam Consultancy (MHR) also participated in this project. (

The address of the Indian counterpart is:
Gujrat Maritime Board Administrative Office
Sector 10/A, Opp. Air Force Station
Gandhinagar 382010
Tel:079 - 23 23 47 03