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

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of a multi-modal terminal on River Ganga at Sahebganj in Jharkhand.

The state of the art terminal, to be constructed at an estimated cost of 280 crore rupees, is an important component of the development of the National Waterway-1 from Varanasi to Haldia. 

National Waterway-1 is being developed under the Jal Marg Vikas Project of the Inland Waterways Authority of India, with the technical and financial assistance of World Bank at an estimated cost of around 5,400 crore rupees. The terminal will have a cargo handling capacity of 2.24 Million Tonnes Per Annum. 

Takeaways from above News-
  • PM Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of a multi-modal terminal on River Ganga in Jharkhand
  • National Waterways (NW-1) runs from Haldia (Sagar) to Allahabad across the Ganges, Bhagirathi and Hooghly river systems
  • CM of Jharkhand is Raghubar Das
  • Governor of Jharkhand is Draupadi Murmu


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Source- All India Radio (AIR News)

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