Government Plans to Convert 101 Rivers into Waterways: Nitin Gadkari

Keen on promoting water transport to propel economic growth, the government has set an ambitious target to convert 101 rivers across the nation into waterways, union minister Nitin Gadkari said.

“Promoting waterways is the top-most priority of my Ministry. We have identified 101 rivers across the nation to be converted into waterways, which are much cheaper mode of transport,” the Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping said.

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