Published On: Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

Waterway Transport Projects Planned All Over The Country

The Central Government of India has been planning to construct an inland waterway transport project between Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai via Kanyakumari and Nagapattinam. In fact , they are is mulling to give shape to the project through a joint venture with the Tamil Nadu government,

Union Minister of State for Highways and Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan said that the central government is planning to commence an inland water transportation project, The coastal districts in these areas will get excellent connectivity.

The government also plans to develop inland water transportation all over the country.

He further said that  the Union Railway Ministry was now undertaking a survey to lay a new railway line connecting all the eastern regions of Tamil Nadu.

He advised the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to take decisions in a bold manner for rapid development.

Referring to the ongoing road construction projects between Vikkiravandi-Thanjavur and Nagapattinam-Thanjavur stretches of National Highway 45C and 67 respectively, Radhakrishnan said that  work had been expedited with a view to completing them at the earliest.

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