Dec 22, 2019 12:43 PM IST
The Centre declared 106 national waterways in 2016 in addition to the existing five, taking India's total navigable inland waterways to 20,000 km.
- Feb 15, 2019 06:10 PM IST
LADIS will ensure that real-time data on least available depths (LADs) is disseminated for ship, barge and cargo owners so that they can undertake transportation on national waterways (NWs) in a more planned way.
- Feb 11, 2019 04:07 PM IST
The work will now resume only after the cabinet meetings happen under a new government which will be elected to power after Lok Sabha elections, due in April- May 2019
- Feb 08, 2019 01:53 PM IST
According to sources, IWAI had sought Rs 1,884.13 crore from the government for its projects which are at various stages of implementation. The allocation, however, is only 40 percent of that amount.
- Feb 01, 2019 10:19 PM IST
Funds allocated for inland waterways was at Rs 891.13 crore (revised estimate) in 2018-19, which has been reduced to Rs 757 crore for 2019-20.
- Dec 06, 2018 06:38 PM IST
Last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India's first multi-modal terminal in Varanasi under Jal Marg Vikas Project
- Nov 12, 2018 04:10 PM IST
The government has decided to operate the terminal on public-private partnership (PPP) model
- Oct 26, 2018 12:51 PM IST
IWAI, which is looking after such projects in the country, hopes to attract private players to run the cruise line.
- Oct 26, 2018 11:43 AM IST
The cruise liner will start from Kolkata and will reach Dhaka via Sunderbans plying over protocol route 1 & 2 and 3 & 4. The liner will enter Assam from Dhubri and go up to Guwahati.
- Aug 10, 2018 02:32 PM IST
Pravir Pandey said that the tender process for the hubs at Varanasi and Sahibganj will be considered this year, while the tender for the hub at Haldia will be done in the next financial year
- Mar 17, 2018 05:30 PM IST
The IWAI is implementing the Jal Marg Vikas Project for augmenting the navigation capacity of NW-1 from Haldia to Varanasi at a cost of Rs 5,369 crore, with the technical and financial support of the World Bank.
- Feb 20, 2018 04:15 PM IST
Ferry services in India will be inspired from waterways used in London and New York with focus on urban transportation planning and lowering traffic congestion
- Feb 19, 2018 02:10 PM IST
In conversation with Moneycontrol, Pravir Pandey, vice chairman of IWAI, said that the amendment to Central Road Fund Act, 2000, to address the financial need for development of waterways is ‘significant’
- Jan 24, 2017 03:56 PM IST
Chairman Amitabh Verma said that IWAI will raise Rs 1,000 crore from market in February and March 2017 in two tranches of Rs 500 crore each to part fund the expansion of India's inland waterways through government serviced bonds.
- Dec 09, 2015 10:08 PM IST
The changes effected in the original list of 101 waterways, which was introduced with the National Waterways Bill 2015 on May 5 this year, include omission of 10 waterways of Kerala, merger of 17 with the existing waterways and addition of 18.
- May 02, 2015 11:38 AM IST
The Bill on converting 101 rivers across the country into waterways will be tabled in Parliament on May 5, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday.