Jal Marg Vikas Project on river Ganga to enable commercial navigation

Posted on:15 Jun 2016 09:26:53

Jal Marg Vikas Project on river Ganga to enable commercial navigation
15 June 2016 Current Affairs GK: Jal Marg Vikas is a project on the river Ganga that is being developed between Allahabad and Haldia to cover a distance of 1620 kilometers.The project is being implemented with technical and investment support from World Bank and would be completed over a period of six years at an estimated cost of 4200 crore rupees.

It envisages development of a fairway with three metres depth which would enable commercial navigation of at least 1500 ton vessels on the river.

The construction of multi modal terminals, jetties, river information system, channel marking, navigational lock, river training and conservancy works are to be undertaken as part of the project.

They are: Varanasi : Phase-I (A) of the project is being implemented on 5.586 hectares of land at Ram Nagar, Varanasi, mainly for offshore works of the terminal.

Haldia : 61 acres of land has been taken on 30 years’ lease from the Haldia Dock Complex for construction of the terminal.

Sahibganj : The requirement of land for the main terminal, rail and road connectivity, resettlement and rehabilitation of 235 households has been assessed at 241.63 acres for which land acquisition proceedings are in progress.

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