New bill to come in Parliament on rivers: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said the central government plans to bring a bill in parliament to list 103 rivers as national waterways.

IANS| Updated: Dec 23, 2014, 22:41 PM IST

Kolkata: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said the central government plans to bring a bill in parliament to list 103 rivers as national waterways.

Also, a railway arm dedicated to ports was under consideration, the minister for shipping, road transport and highways said at a seminar on "Ports and Highways" organised by the Indian Chamber Of Commerce.