Inland Waterways Authority of India
The transportation of over-dimensional cargo (ODC) via waterways has reached a significant milestone in India, showcasing the country’s commitment to leveraging its inland water resources. Led by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, this transformative endeavor is revolutionizing cargo ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2023
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Waterways Conclave 2022 was organized by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) on 11th and 12th April 2022 in Dibrugarh, Assam. The aim of this conclave was to focus on harnessing the potential of the international and domestic ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
The Government of India recently identified new routes for ferry services through inland waterways. This is being done to promote coastal shipping and boost tourism. About the New Routes The new routes include Hazira, Somnath temple, Okha and Jamnagar. Also, ..
In order to promote the vision of the government to promote the usage of inland waterways as a supplementary, eco-friendly and cheaper mode of transport in India, the Ministry of Shipping has announced that the waterways usage charges will be ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
On June 23, 2020, the Minister of State for shipping Shri Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed the sea plane projects of India. The projects were reviewed under a unique brainstorming meeting “Chai pe Charcha”. Highlights The minister directed the Inland Waterways Authority ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
A landmark container cargo consignment will sail on inland waterway from the Haldia Dock Complex, Kolkata to the Inland Waterways Authority of India terminal at Pandu in Guwahati. It is to begin on November 4, 2019. The main objective of ..