- Jun 23, 2020
It’s not just about cost effectiveness and job creation or traffic jams but also about loss of human lives in road accidents and pollution both air pollution as well as noise pollution and also about saving the FOREX reserves which we use for importing crude oilnow that one side of the equation(I.e Govt intent) is addressed , other side of the equation needs to be addressed too(I.e business interest in using waterways). Otherwise waterways would just be white elephant later.
Find out what city merchant committees and industry saying about using waterways for transporting the goods. Not just at FICCI level, but lower down the hierarchy in cities and towns adjoining these waterways.