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Cargo Movement through National Waterways in Growing over 2.76 Times

An information on the status of Transportation of Goods Through Coastal Waterways was given by Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

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The  efforts  made  by  the  Government  to  promote the transportation through  waterways have resulted  in  increase  in  transportation of goods through Inland Water Transport (IWT) and coastal waterways.

This information was given by Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.  Cargo movement through National Waterways including coastal waterways having linkage with National Waterways (NWs) has registered a growth of 2.76 times during the period 2014-15 to 2020-21.

Growth rate of IWT on National Waterways from 2009-10 to 2013-14 was at 1.5%.  The growth rate in 2020-21 is 13.5% over that of 2019-20.

 

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