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Promoting coastal shipping of cargo

It is estimated that about `40,000 Cr could be saved by promoting cargo transportation by enhancing coastal shipping in 10 years under the ambitious Sagarmala project, a port-led development scheme. Sagarmala is an ambitious project to promote port-led direct and indirect development of coastal states and to provide infrastructure for transporting goods via ports quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. The government ...

Inland Water Transportation

Since ancient times, inland water transport has played a major role in moving goods and commodities from production sources to consumption destinations. The author takes a look at the potential of IWT in the country and recent developments. Water is a source of life! Waterways are corridors of economic growth. History shows that waterways created and sustained great civilisations: Indus ...