Need to better inland waterways
The PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry organised a one-day conference on Maritime Infrastructure in India, which saw serious discussions on infrastructure development. The participants discussed the need to develop maritime infrastructure in order to strengthen the country’s position in global trade. The development of Inland waterways, which is an environmental friendly mode of transport, would reduce pressure on rail and road sector. Delegates urged the need for greater cooperation from state governments to classify rivers in order to map their navigation potential.