Posted on December 14, 2022
The assured depth dredging work of river Barak (NW-16) from Badarpur to Bhanga (10.5 km) has been awarded to Dredging Corporation of India.
The scheduled completion of the work of upgradation/ renovation of Badarpur & Karimganj terminals is March 2023.
The details regarding the utilization of funds disbursed by the World Bank to improve the waterways in Assam is at Annexure attached.
Project cost (INR in Cr.)
Total Fund received from World Bank
(As on 31st Oct, 2022)
Institutional, regulatory & safety strengthening
Rs. in Cr.
Fleet safety improvements and modernization
Improvements in terminal infrastructure
Project Management Support
This information was given by the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.