The National Sagarmala Apex Committee approved the National Perspective Plan for the Sagarmala programme on April 9, 2016. A total of 150 projects involving port modernisation, connectivity, port-led industrialisation and coastal community development have been identified under the plan. These projects entail an investment of Rs 4,000 billion. The draft plan identified 40 port modernisation projects and six mega port locations. It also identified 27 clusters (nine energy, five materials and 13 discrete manufacturing) under the port-led industrialisation pillar and 14 projects under the coastal community development pillar of Sagarmala.