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Inland cargo motion information 16 laptop enhance in 2022-23: Sarbananda Sonowal

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Cargo motion on nationwide waterways within the nation has recorded a 16 per cent yearly enhance in 2022-23, Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal knowledgeable Parliament in a written reply to a query on Tuesday.

The authorities was requested by a member whether or not there was any enhance in site visitors on nationwide waterways up to now two years.

The site visitors between Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh to Haldia (NW-l) elevated from 10.93 million tonnes in 2021-22 to 13.17 million tonnes in 2022-23, minister Sonowal stated in his written reply to a selected query on the rise in site visitors between Varanasi and Haldia.

The authorities was additionally requested whether or not any plan has been formulated to strengthen the infrastructure in view of elevated site visitors.

The minister apprised the Rajya Sabha that the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is implementing Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capability augmentation of National Waterway-l (NW-l) between Haldia-Varanasi (l390 km) at an estimated value of Rs 4,633.8l crore. The goal of the mission is to boost the transport effectivity and reliability of National Waterways 1.

The mission contains of a number of parts reminiscent of the event of multimodal terminals at Varanasi, Sahibganj, and Haldia; the intermodal terminal at Kalughat; navigational services, amongst others. (ANI)