Home » Business » 134.61 million tonnes Transportation of Goods through Waterways 

134.61 million tonnes Transportation of Goods through Waterways 

The total quantity of cargo transported on National Waterways (NWs) since 2008-09 upto January, 2018 is 134.61 million tonnes. There has been a gradual increase in the overall quantity of cargo transported on NWs in the last few years. The year wise details are given below­­: –

Cargo transported on National Waterways (NWs)

(in Million Tonnes)

YEAR NW-1 NW-2 NW-3 NWs in  Goa# NWs in Maharashtra# Total
2008-09 1.35 2.18 0.77 4.30
2009-10 1.81 2.11 0.67 4.59
2010-11 1.87 2.16 0.89 4.92
2011-12 3.31 2.41 1.34 7.06
2012-13   2.72   2.43   1.24    6.39
2013-14 3.35 2.48 1.07 6.90
2014-15 5.05 0.52 0.97 6.54
2015-16 6.24 0.60 1.06 7.90
2016-17 4.62 0.61 1.03 15.65 33.29 55.20
2017-18* 2.49 0.48 0.38 6.3 21.16 30.81
Grand Total 134.61

*Till January, 2018

# Inland Waterways in Goa and Maharashtra were declared as “National Waterways” under the National Waterways Act, 2016 with effect from 12th April, 2016.

This information is given by the Minister of State for Ministry of Shipping Shri PonRadhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

About PIB

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

x

Check Also

PM Modi announces special economic package worth Rs 20 lakh crore to kick-start economy

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the nation today. Recalling those who have died battling ...

Amid lockdown HIL (India ) limited eying big orders from African countries

Despite enormous logistic and other challenges posed by COVID-19 lockdown, HIL (India) limited, a PSU ...

Shri Gadkari calls for urgent action to facilitate Inter-State border movement of Trucks/Lorries carrying essential goods to ease public life during COVID 19 pandemic

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and MSMES Shri Nitin Gadkari has called upon ...

Road Ministry launched dashboard containing list of Dhabas and Truck Repair Shops on its website

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has created a dashboard link on its ...

NALCO gets Mining Lease for Utkal-D Coal Block

 National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), the Navratna CPSE, and one of leading producer of alumina ...

Department of Commerce has Provided a number of Relaxations / Extensions of various Compliance Deadlines etc. to address Corona Pandemic Related Hardships of Exporters

In order to give relief to businesses and affected individuals amidst the stress caused by ...

CCI approves Joint Venture between Adani Green Energy Limited and Total S.A. in power generation through solar energy in India

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves formation of Joint Venture between Adani Green Energy ...

34 lakh transactions effected through POSB and 6.5 lakh transactions through IPPB till date during lockdown period

 During the lockdown period as on 31.03.2020, 34 lakh transactions were effected through POSB (Post ...

NALCO clocks all time high production of bauxite and alumina amidst corona crisis

National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), the Navratna CPSE, under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India ...

Quick estimates of Index of Industrial Production and use-based Index for the month of January, 2020 (Base 2011-12=100)

The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 2011-12 for the month ...

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com