Boating Services on Yamuna River From Wazirabad to FatehpurJat in Delhi 


New Delhi, Dec 1: A Detailed Project Report (DPR) and technical specifications for introduction of a Water Taxi Project in Delhi from Wazirabad to FatehpurJat (16 km) stretch of river Yamuna (National Waterway – 110) have been finalized and tenders have been floated for implementation of the  following three components:

(i)                 Fairway development and reclamation of land using dredged material at three terminal sites.

(ii)               Design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of floating jetty and approach trestle at three terminals.

(iii)             Design, construction, supply, testing and commissioning of FRP Boats (two 25 passengers and   40 passengers.

 The clearance of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has been requested for construction work in the flood plains upstream of Wazirabad.  The estimated cost of the project is Rs.31.70 crore, excluding land cost. The estimated time frame to complete the project is six months from the date of award of work. 

           This information was given by the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Pon.  Radhakrishnan in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today. 

Source: PIB

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