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Feb 20, 2019
9:41PM

Water transport will soon start in Yamuna: Gadkari

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Water transport will soon start in Yamuna river in Uttar Pradesh, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari announced on Wednesday. 

He said a water port will also be set up in Baghpat district. Mr Gadkari inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of many highway projects in Meerut, Baghpat and Moradabad. 

He said that inland waterways will be a game- changer for the region and it will help in increasing exports and reducing the cost of goods as well as passenger traffic. 

The Minister also laid the foundation stone of several projects under the Namami Gange programme. The total cost of the projects is more than 12 thousand crore rupees.

Speaking in Baghpat, Nitin Gadkari said the government is planning to export sugar from western UP to Bangladesh through Yamuna water transport which will be connected to Allahabad and the DPR for this project is also ready.

In Meerut, the Minister laid the foundation stone of three projects. After completion of these projects, it will take only 40 to 45 minutes to reach Delhi from Meerut. 

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