Operational National Waterways in India : Current Affairs Analysis (Prelims)

National Water Way – 1

  • Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly River System (Haldia – Allahabad)
  • Length – 1620
  • Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal

National Water Way – 2

  • Brahmaputra River (Dhubri – Sadiya)
  • Length – 891
  • Assam

National Waterway – 3

  • West Coast Canal (Kottapuram – Kollam), Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals
  • Length – 205
  • Kerala

National Waterway – 4

  • Phase-1development of the stretch Muktiyala to Vijyawada of river Krishna
  • Length – 82 Km
  • Andhra Pradesh

Waterways in Maharashtra

  • NW-10 (Amba River)
  • NW-83 (Rajpuri Creek)
  • NW-85 (Revadanda Creek –  Kundalika River System)
  • NW-91 (Shastri river–Jaigad creek system)

National Waterways in Goa

  • NW-68 – Mandovi – Usgaon Bridge to Arabian Sea (41 km)
  • NW-111 – Zuari– Sanvordem Bridge to Marmugao Port (50 km).

National Waterways in Gujarat

  • NW-73-   Narmada river
  • NW-100- Tapi river
  • Gujarat & Maharashtra

Sunderbans Waterways (NW-97)

  • Namkhana to AtharaBankiKhal  in West Bengal.
  • West Bengal (through Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route)
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