There has been a major thrust on the development of Inland Waterways by the Government of India. Capt. Virendra Mishra, C.E.O., The Shipping Tribune, had an opportunity to interview Shri. Pravir Pndey (IA & AS), Vice Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India, Ministry of Shipping, Govt of India.
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In April, 2016, vide National Waterways Act, 2016, 111 Waterways were declared as National Waterways. Mr. Pravir Pandey gave us an update on the progress of the project, and how it is going to reduce the logistics Costs. There is a huge opportunity for private sector in this sector. He answered many questions ranging from employment generation to ease of transportation of goods through Inland Waterways.
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