The World bank, Government of India and Government of West Bengal recently signed a 105 million US the agreement. The fund has been allocated to the West Bengal inland water transport, logistics and special development project. What are the key ..
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, ..
India has received the first commercial shipment from Bangladesh through water route on November 9, 2020. The shipment was received Assam’s Karimganj on the Protocol for Inland Water Trade and Transit (PIWTT) route. This is a step towards utilizing the ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has renamed the Ministry of Shipping to Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways on November 8, 2020. PM Modi announced the renaming of the ministry at the inaugural virtual event of Ro-Pax terminal at Surat’s Hazira. ..
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 May 20, 2020, India and Bangladesh signed the second Addendum of the Inland Water Transit and Trade Protocol in Bangladesh. Highlights Under the new protocol, the countries can ply on designated protocol route. Also, movement of shallow draft mechanized ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020