A proposal has been received from Odisha Government for development of riverine ports on the river Mahanadi in Jagatsinghpur district of the state. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has received Stage-I Feasibility Study Report on the 425 kms. stretch of river Mahanadi (National Waterway 64) which it had commissioned separately. After examination of this report, IWAI has awarded preparation of Stage-II Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the 98 kms. Stretch on National Waterway -64 from Paradip to Cuttack.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Mansukh L. Mandavia in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)