- 04 Nov 2019
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- The first-ever container cargo movement on Brahmaputra (National Waterway -2) will sail via National Waterway-1 (River Ganga), Indo-Bangladesh Protocol (IBP) route and National Waterway-2 (River Brahmaputra).
- The Sadiya-Dhubri stretch of the Brahmaputra river (891 Km) declared as National Waterway-2 in 1988 is located in the state of Assam.
- As per the National Waterways Act, 2016, 111 waterways have been declared as NWs.
- National Waterway-1 (Prayagraj-Haldia) with length 1620 km is the longest National waterway in India.