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.
- 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
- 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
- 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’
- Feb 04, 2016 09:57 PM IST
In a bid to boost movement for goods and passengers via waterways, the Cabinet last year approved plans for enactment of a legislation for converting 111 river stretches across the country into National Waterways.
- Jun 25, 2015 02:18 PM IST
Private investments for development of inland waterways are also welcome, he said. The minister said that usage of inland waterways as a means for transportation of cargo and passengers was very low compared to China, Korea, France and the UK.