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Airboat service from Varanasi to Prayagraj from Jan 26

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government will launch an airboat service from to for the from January 26, Road Transport and Gadkari said Wednesday.

"This is a technology by the The airboat will have an engine of a vehicle and carry 16 people in one go. It can cruise up to 80 kilometers per hour and requires a depth of only 10 centimeters," Gadkari said while addressing a workshop of municipal commissioners on solid waste management in Ganga towns.

"The service will begin from January 26," he added.

The will begin in on January 15, 2019.

The also suggested that various civic body officials should use bio fuels for their vehicles to lead with an example.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 20:15 IST