CPT's provisional operating income grows 26 pc

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Chennai, Apr 2 (UNI) The Chennai Port Trust's provisional operating income for 2007-08 increased by 26.16 per cent to Rs 674.91 crore, as against the actual income of Rs 534.97 crore during 2006-2007.

Talking to newspersons here today, Chennai Port Trust Chairman K Suresh said the provisional operating expenditure for 2007-2008 was Rs 381.83 crore, compared to the actual expenditure of Rs 348.08 crore for 2006-2007, an increase of 9.7 per cent.

The provisional operating surplus for 2007-2008 was Rs 293.08 crore as against the actual of Rs 186.89 crore for 2006-2007, he said, adding that ''there is an increase in operating surplus to the tune of 56.82 per cent over the operating surplus of the previous year.'' Mr Suresh said the provisional finance and miscellaneous income was Rs 141.79 crore, as against the actual of Rs 138.73 crore in 2006-07.

The expenditure on capital works was Rs 45.05 crore, as against the revised estimate of Rs 50.38 crore, he added.

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