India has 13 major ports, out of which 6 ports are located in Eastern Coast and 6 ports are in Western Coast of India. 13th port is at Port Blair, located in Andaman & Nicobar Island, which has negligible cargo traffic: Table below provides the traffic data bandied by 12 major ports (thousand tonnes) of India for the period 2011-12 to 2015-16. Based on the table, answer the questions:
Which of the following port has registered the third highest growth in traffic (000) from year2011-12 to 2015-16?
Ports with growth in traffic are Kolkata, Paradip, Kamarajar, Chidambaranar, Kochin, New Mangalore, Mumbai and Kandla.
From year 2011-12 to year 2015-16,
Growth for Kolkata = 7000
Growth for Paradip = 22000
Growth for Kamarajar = 17000
Growth for Chidambaranar = 9000
Growth for Kochin = 2000
Growth for New Mangalore = 3000
Growth for Mumbai = 5000
Growth for Kandla = 17500
Since all values are approximate, port with third highest growth is either Kandla or Kamarajar whichever is lower.
Actual Growth for Kamarajar = 17250
Actual Growth for Kandla = 17550
Hence Kamarajar is the port with 3rd highest growth rate.
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