30 May, 2020
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Jal Marg Vikas Project – Inland waterways
JMVP was announced by union government to enable commercial navigation of at least 1500 tonne vessels on the Ganga River. The project envisages the development of waterway between Allahabad and Haldia (NW-1) on the Ganga River. It includes the development of fairway, multi-modal terminals, strengthening of open river navigation technique, conservancy works, and modern river information system. The project is funded by the World Bank. It is carried out by the Union Ministries of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation.
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