Clean Ganga Mission under good governance is an essential drive as a mission, at the heart of translating zero tolerance to any contamination of the holy river Ganga, which shall also be a model for all the rivers and water bodies.
Coastal shipping and inland waterways transportation (IWT), the two significant modes of domestic water transportation, both provide fuel and cost savings over road and rail transport. Water as a mode of transportation holds significant importance in an economy
If one was to think of the three most pressing problems and areas where solutions are needed, one could sum them up as IIM: Inflation, Infrastructure, Manufacturing. To hit the ground running you need to steer around areas which need tweaking.
Uttar Pradesh government has been urging the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) to expedite work on the Gomti river front project. Lack of coordination between different authorities caused undue delay in the project, which is planned on the lines of the Sabarmati riverfront development proje
In a memorandum to the Chairman of the Kolkata Port Trust, the Association of Shipping Interests in Calcutta (ASIC) urged the former to get dredging done in the Hooghly river through a private player. The association asked the port to examine the scope of appointing private dredging majors for better navigability on the Hooghly river. Currently, public sector Dred
The panchayat of Cavelossim in Goa allowed the Captain of Ports (CoP) to dredge the mouth of River Sal in order to facilitate movement of boats. CoP said it received a proposal from Cutbona trawler and boat owners to dredge the river mouth for a better navigational channel. This follows the complaint of small boat owners that the ever-increa