Centre to develop 37 km of National Waterway in Chennai

The Centre today said it has decided to develop 37 km of the National Waterway-four (NW-4) between Sholinganallur to Kalpakkam in South Buckingham Canal in Tamil Nadu, entailing Rs 123 crore expenditure.

“Launching the project the Minister of Shipping G K  Vasan said that the main components of the project include dredging and excavation to develop navigational channel, construction of three terminals and navigational locks, replacement of one existing bridge at Kelambakkam, and installation of navigational aids,” an official statement said.

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