Search results for: Puducherry

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  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Earth Sciences, National Institute of Ocean Technology and Puducherry Government have just released the latest video about the Puducherry Beach Restoration Project. Since the construction of the Puducherry harbor in 1989, 8 kilometers of beach has disappeared and 30 kilometers of Puducherry and neighboring Tamil Nadu coast have been eroding dramatically. Short term […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The coastlines of Puducherry and the neighboring Tamil Nadu have suffered from severe coastal erosion due to natural and anthropogenic activities. Short term measures like seawalls and groin field were attempted by the Puducherry government but the erosion problem shifted further north, with increased intensity. Detailed shoreline management plan was prepared using satellite data and […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations on the Port of Puducherry entrance channel, undertaken by the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), are moving ahead according to schedule, the company said in its latest release. DCI’s new inland cutter suction dredger ID Ganga, which joined their dredging fleet in December 2016, has been mobilized for this work. After initial preparations, […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A coastal project to restore the lost beach in Puducherry is set to conclude by March 2018, said Shailesh Nayak, the former secretary and present adviser to the Union earth sciences ministry, the Times of India informs.  Mr Nayak was in Puducherry on Tuesday and Wednesday, leading a team to review the progress of the pilot […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A proposal of the Puducherry government to upgrade the minor port at Uppalam under the Sagarmala scheme has been recommended for environmental and CRZ clearance by the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, reports The Hindu. The Port Department of the Puducherry Government had applied for Environmental and […]

  • 24 January 2014

    The Union Government has decided to take up development of the stretch of 37 Kms of the National Waterway-four (NW-4) between Sholinganallur to Kalpakkam in South Buckingham Canal. Launching the project the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that the main components of the project include dredging and excavation to develop navigational channel, construction […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Puducherry, V. Narayanasamy, kickstarted the dredging operations today at an estuary near the Vambakeerapalaym coastal village fishing harbor, the Business Standard reports. The main goal of this cleanup scheme is to remove the accumulated sand for easy movement of the fishing vessels. According to local media, there were complaints from more than […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Union Government undertakes development and regulation of only those waterways which are declared as National Waterways. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that it is the responsibility of the respective State Governments to develop any other waterways. Waterways that are being […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The Government is taking steps to develop inland water transport (IWT) mode by declaring potential waterways as National Waterways (NWs) and developing IWT infrastructure thereon. In this process five waterways totaling about 4382 km. have been declared as NWs. Commercially viable stretches such as Kakinada-Puducherry canals, Bhadrachalam-Rajahmundry, Rajahmundry-Eluru on National Waterway 4 have been considered […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 1000m³ inland cutter suction dredger, named DCI ID Ganga, joined the Dredging Corporation of India’s dredging fleet yesterday. The dredging vessel was built by the Shoft Shipyard Pvt Ltd, located in Bharuch, Gujarat. The dredging trials of the Ganga were successfully carried out by the Shoft staff. DCI’s General Manager, Dr. G.V.R. Murthy and Mr. Sahay Raj, […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has won a contract for maintenance dredging work at the Karaikal Port. Mercator said in its statement today that this dredging program will be completed during the first half of FY2018. Karaikal Port is envisaged to have a total of […]

  • 10 January 2013

    The Union Cabinet today approved the introduction of a Bill in the Parliament for declaring Lakhipur-Bhanga stretch (121 kms.) of the Barak River as a National Waterway. It also gave its approval for preparation of projects/schemes for development of infrastructure facilities on this stretch of the river at an estimated cost of Rs.123 crore with […]

  • 22 March 2013

    The National Waterway (Lakhipur – Bhanga stretch of the Barak River) Bill, 2013 was introduced in the Rajyasabha by the Union Minister for Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan. The bill proposes to declare the navigable stretch of the Barak River between Lakhipur and Bhanga (121 km) in Southern Assam as a National Waterway. The bill also […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Government of Odisha, Paradip Port and Dhamra Port Company Ltd. for developing the commercially viable stretches of National Waterway-5 in two phases. In the National Waterway-5, East Coast Canal has been integrated with the Brahmini river and the Mahanadi delta […]