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The under-construction inland waterways project, Varanasi, November 11, 2018. According to the project’s consultants, its internal rate of return will be 21.40%(Rajesh Kumar / HT File)

The inland waterways project won’t choke rivers

By Pravir Pandey
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 07:23 AM IST
It will rejuvenate the Ganga by creating a ‘Room for River’, an effective model for flood mitigation and conservation.
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Plans are at an advanced stage to operationalise Patna-Varanasi sector of NW-1 for container cargo movement(HT Photo)
Plans are at an advanced stage to operationalise Patna-Varanasi sector of NW-1 for container cargo movement(HT Photo)

In a first, Patna connects to Inland Waterways, maiden cargo arrives

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2018 09:40 AM IST
This is a new landmark for Patna in India’s Inland Water Transport (IWT) sector. The 16 TEUs of container cargo were equivalent to 16 truckloads and belonged to food giants PepsiCo India and Emami Agrotech.
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