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Inland Water Transport: Vallakadavu – Kollam stretch

SIA (Social Impact Analysis) draft has been submitted.
The project is still under the consideration of the Railway Board. The request to consider the Nemom Coaching Terminal implementation has been submitted to the Central Railway Minister, Inland Water Transport: Vallakadavu – Kollam stretch Government has focused emphasis on development of Inland Waterways as part of an integrated transport network system to realize the untapped potential of waterways.


Progress Made

Works of 68 km Vallakadavu – Kollam stretch of the Inland Waterway is complete. The 722 metre Sivagiri tunnel (constructed in 1880), and 350 metre Chilakoor tunnel, have been made navigable. Trial run was carried out by 24-seater indigenously- manufactured solar boat procured by the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL).


Next Milestone

Regular transport and cargo services are to be started at the earliest.

Implementing Agency

Coastal Shipping and Inland Navigation

Department

Coastal Shipping and Inland Navigation

Minister

 Pinarayi Vijayan

Member of Parliament

Shashi Tharoor

Adoor Prakash

MLA

D K Murali

O S Ambika

V Joy

V. Sasi

G. R. Anil

Kadakampally Surendran

Adv. Antony Raju

Constituency

Thiruvananthapuram

Kazhakkoottam

Nedumangad

Chirayinkeezhu

Varkala

Attingal

Vamanapuram

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