Inland Waterways Transport Terminal

  • 07 Jul 2023

On 4th July 2023, the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways laid the foundation stone of the Inland Waterways Transport (IWT) terminal.

The key points are:

  • Aim: The terminal aims to rejuvenate inland waterways transportation in the region for both cargo and passenger movement.
  • Location: It is located on the bank of the River Brahmaputra (National Waterways 2) in Dibrugarh, Assam.
  • The completion of the terminal is scheduled for February 2024.
  • It is expected to contribute to the growth of trade and commerce.
  • Catalyst for Development The terminal is seen as a catalyst for the development and progress of upper Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and Nagaland.
  • It is part of the vision set by Prime Minister to enable waterways transportation as a transformational factor.
  • The development of the terminal acknowledges the potential of the Brahmaputra River and aims to utilize it efficiently while considering ecological and economic factors.