Namami Gange Program is a flagship program launched by the Government of India in 2014 to clean and rejuvenate the River Ganga. The program is aimed at reducing the pollution levels and restoring the ecological balance of the river. Under ..
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India’s first School of Logistics, Waterways, and Communication was launched in Agartala. The Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal, along with Dr. Manik Saha, Chief Minister of Tripura, jointly inaugurated the school. The school aims ..
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Union Cabinet has approved the Inland Vessels Bill, 2021, which will replace Inland Vessels Act, 1917. Key Provisions of the bill As of now, total 4,000 km inland waterways have been operationalized. Bill will regulate safety, security and registration of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
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, ..
The Bharatmala Pariyojana that was scheduled to be completed in 2021-22 is to be completed by 2025-26. The announcement of delay was announced by the rating agency ICRA (Investment Information and credit Rating Agency). Highlights The prevailing COVID-19 crisis could ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) launched a new portal LADIS – Least Available Depth to aid in ensuring of optimum use of National Waterways. LADIS An assured depth of waterway is required for seamless movement of vessels. The Portal will ..