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Water Transport of India – भारतीय जल परिवहन

Water transport

The National Waterway has been declared a National Waterway including the five existing NWs given below.

Water transportation is the intentional movement of water over a large distance. Method of transportation falls into three categories.

  • Aqueducts, which include pipelines, canals, tunnels, and brides
  • Contain shipment, which includes transport by tank, truck, can, and tank ship
  • Towing, where a tagoat is used to pull an iceberg or large water bag along behind it.
NW 1Allahabad to Haldia on Ganga River1620 km
NW 2Sadia to Dhubri on Brahmaputra river891 km
NW 3Kollam to Kottapuram (along Champakara and Udyogmandal Canal)168 km
NW 4Kakinada to Marak-Kanam along Godavari and Krishna river1095 km
NW 5Mangalgarhi to paradeep and Telcher to Dhamara along Mahandi and Brahmini623 km
NW 6Lakhipur to Bhange121 km


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