PM Modi to lay foundation stone of a multi-modal terminal on River Ganga at Sahibganj in Jharkhand tomorrow

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of a multi-modal terminal on River Ganga at Sahibganj in Jharkhand tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of a multi-modal terminal on River Ganga at Sahibganj tomorrow. The multi-modal terminal is an important component of the development of the National Waterway-1 from Varanasi to Haldia. “The state of the art terminal at Sahibganj will have a cargo handling capacity of 2.24 Million Tons Per Annum. Construction of multi-modal terminal at Sahibganj will contribute to the creation of business and employment opportunities in Jharkhand,” PMO India tweeted.

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NW-1 is being developed under the Jal Marg Vikas Project of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), with the technical and financial assistance of World Bank at an estimated cost of Rs 5369 crore. The project would enable commercial navigation of vessels with capacity of 1500-2,000 DWT, says a government release.

Source:- FX

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