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Ports directed to develop waterways

IWAI grants for NW projects

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IWAI grants for NW projects

 

IWAI

 

Five Major Port Trusts – Paradip, Mormugao, JNPT, New Mangalore and Deendayal – have been issued directives to take up development of the National Waterways (NWs) which are located in their vicinity.

The Minister of State for Shipping and Finance Pon Radhakrishnan said in a written reply to parliament that it is to make use of the complementarity between development of inland water transportation and major ports, under Section 111 of the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963.

The directives were issued by the Government on 18 April 2018.

The Major Ports will undertake the development of National Waterways through release of grants by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI).

Details of the NWs allocated to these five Major Ports are:

New Mangalore Port Trust

National Waterway 51 23-km Kabini River

National Waterway 43 10-km Gurupur River

National Waterway 52 53-km Kali River

National Waterway 74 79-km Netravathi River

National Waterway 90 29-km Sharavati River

National Waterway 41 112-km Ghataprabha River

National Waterway 67 94-km Malaprabha River

National Waterway 104 232-km Tungabhadra River

National Waterway 21 138-km Bheema River

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

National Waterway 10 45-km Amba River

National Waterway 11 99-km Arunavati-Aran River

National Waterway 28 45-km Dabhol Creek-Vashisti River

National Waterway 53 145-km Kalyan-Thane-Mumbai Waterway Vasai Creek Ulhas River

National Waterway 70 245-km Manjara River

National Waterway 72 59-km Nag River

National Waterway 78 262-km Penganga-Wardha River

National Waterway 85 31-km Revdanda Creek- Kundalika River

National Waterway 89 46-km Bankot Creek – Savitri River

National Waterway 100 436-km in Tapi River

National Waterway 109 166-km Wainganga-Pranahita River

Deendayal Port Trust (Kandla)

National Waterway 66 248-km Mahi River

National Waterway 73 227-km Narmada River

National Waterway 100 436-km Tapi River

National Waterway 48 590-km Jawai-Luni rivers and Rann of Kutch

National Waterway 63 327-km Luni River

Paradip Port Trust

National Waterway 5 332-km Brahmani- Kharsua – Tantighai- PanduaNala- DedheiNala- KaniDhamra- river System, Geonkhali- Charbatia Stretch of East Coast canal, Charbatia- Dhamra Stretch of Matai River and Mahanadi Delta Rivers

National Waterway 96 314-km Subarnrekha River

National Waterway 14 49-km Baitarni River

National Waterway 64 425-km Mahanadi River stretch from Paradip to Cuttack.

Mormugao Port Trust

National Waterway 68 41-km Mandovi River

National Waterway 27 17-km Cumberjua River

National Waterway 111 50-km Zuari River

National Waterway 25 33-km Chapora River

National Waterway 71 27-km Mapusa River

–/fiinews.com

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