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Transportation plays an important role in the development of a country and especially it is of great significant for a developing country like India. The country is bestowed with a plethora of diverse topography which enables different kinds of transportation. National Waterways Act came into effect in 2016.
It proposed 106 additional National Waterways and merges 5 existing Acts which have declared the 5 National Waterways. In 1986, Government of India created Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) for regulation and development of Inland Waterways for navigation and shipping. There are 5 national waterways in India which are operational.
|National Waterways||Route||River System||Established||Length|
National waterway 1
|Allahabad- Haldia||Ganga- Bhagirathi-Hooghly river system||1986||1620 km|
National waterway 2
|Sadiya-Dhubri||Brahmaputra River||1982||891 km|
National waterway 3
|Kottapuram-Kollam||West Coast Canal, Champakara Canal and Udyogamandal Canal||1993||205 km|
National waterway 4
|Kakinada – Puducherry||River Krishna||2008||1095 km|
National waterway 5
|Talcher – Dhamra||Brahmani River||2008||623 km|