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Govt to develop non-major ports

January 2017

The government is planning to develop non-major ports with an aim to boost coastal shipping in the country. It is known that financial support is bei...

Boost coastal shipping, Infrastructure, National Waterways, Coastal Shipping Berths

Giving a boost to coastal shipping, government plans to develop non-major ports

December 2016

According to reports, financial support is being provided to all the ports and state governments for creation of infrastructure to promote movement ...

Coastal Shipping Berth, Government, Porbandar Port, DPR, Kalingapatnam, Gujarat Maritime Board, National Waterways

We are constrained by our limited dredging capacity

December 2016

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) was set up in 1986. Since then till 2008, only five waterways could be declared as National Waterways....

Inland Waterways Authority of India, Amitabh Verma, IWAI, National Waterways, Ganga National Waterway, DPR, Cochin Shipyard, Cochin Port, SPV, LNG barges, Roadways, Railways, CRF, IFC, Ministry of Shipping

Shipshape Strategy

December 2016

The Centre is preparing a multimodal transport hub plan to integrate roads, railways, air and water ports....

Multimodal transport hub, Air and water ports, Nitin Gadkari, Roads, Railways, Highways, Shipping, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, National Waterways

Fresh Innings

October 2016

Dilip Buildcon Ltd (DBL) is well-poised to ride on the back of the resurgence created by the government through its various schemes to promote the co...

Dilip Buildcon Ltd, development of expressways, water grid connectivity, national waterways development, Smart Cities, Metro rail projects, Affordable housing, Rail connectivity projects, Dedicated Freight Corridors, National Highways development, Singrauli-based Northern Coalfields, Mohanpura, NHAI, EPC, BOT

NTPC´s Farakka plant gets green nod for coal imports

October 2016

An Environment Ministry panel has given permission to state-run NTPC for transporting imported coal to its Farakka Thermal Power Plant in West Bengal...

Environment Ministry panel, NTPC, Farakka Thermal Power Plant, National waterways, Expert Appraisal Committee, Farakka plant, Transport imported coal

India seeks Korean expertise

October 2016

India is in talks with South Korea, known for its maritime technology prowess, for long-term partnership to develop its rivers to drive economic grow...

South Korea, Maritime technology, Economic growth, National Waterways, Rivers, Reduce transportation

Waterways infrastructure underutilised, says CAG

August 2016

According to government watchdog Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), infrastructure created at a cost of Rs 284 crore for three of the Na...

Auditor General of India, CAG, National Waterways, Infrastructure
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