Waterways will be developed in India: Gadkari

Union Minister for Surface Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said that waterways will be developed in the country.

Inland waterways development our priority: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that "developing inland waterways" was the "priority" of the central government and has "earmarked 101 important rivers in the country" to develop a network of waterways on the lines of national highways.

Bill soon to declare 101 waterways as national waterways

Chennai, May 4 (IANS) The central government is expected to table a bill soon to convert 101 waterways into National Waterways in a bid to boost waterways traffic.

Govt plans to convert 101 rivers into waterways

In order to boost transportation of goods and passengers through waterways, the government plans to seek the Parliament nod for converting 101 rivers into waterways.

Plan to convert 101 rivers into waterways: Nitin Gadkari

In order to boost transportation of goods and passengers through waterways, the government plans to seek the Parliament nod for converting 101 rivers into waterways, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.

Development of waterways top priority: Nitin Gadkari

Waterways development will be the top priority for NDA government due to its lower fare cost compared to rail and road transport, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Tuesday.

New waterways possible between India and B`desh: Study

New waterways between India and Bangladesh will be possible by connecting two rivers of Tripura with as many rivers of Bangladesh, according to a study by the Rail India Technical and Economic Services.

Private sector should come forward to use waterways: IWAI

The use of the waterways by
private sector for transportation of bulk cargo would open new
avenues for business and employment in the North East region,
said IWAI chairperson
Bhupinder Prasad on Thursday.