ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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WEST BENGAL-Wasted Waterways

 "MOST of the waterways in West Bengal are badly silted up and the process of siltation is still continuing. The waterways, therefore, require to be revitalised. The [hydrographic] survey [under progress] will indicate the bed formations, channel alignment* navigable path and depths in the different sections of the waterways. The result of the survey will open up scope for drawing up different inland water transport schemes for economic uplift- ment of the state and also for main- taining navigability of the rivers, etc. Arrangements for the survey of a stretch of 34 km of the Matla-Bidya- dhari river system were made during the last financial year.

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