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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 WaterwaysRouteRiver SystemEstablished Length

National waterway 1

Allahabad- HaldiaGanga- Bhagirathi-Hooghly river system 1986 1620 km

National waterway 2

Sadiya-DhubriBrahmaputra River 1982 891 km

 National waterway 3

Kottapuram-KollamWest Coast Canal, Champakara Canal and Udyogamandal Canal 1993 205 km

National waterway 4

Kakinada – PuducherryRiver Krishna 2008 1095 km

National waterway 5

Talcher – DhamraBrahmani River 2008 623 km

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