Yes, Delhi residents are all set to see yet another transport system in their city and it is one where no wheels are required, just a boat will do! Union Minister Mansukh Lal Mandaviya inspected proposed site for Yamuna Water Taxi Project here on Wednesday, as the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has been mandated to implement the water transportation project to shorten the travel time between Wazirabad to Fatehpur Jat from 3.5 hours to 45 minutes, according to a government statement.
“IWAI proposes to develop river Yamuna in Delhi for the purpose of tourism in a sustainable way,” said the Ministry of Shipping statement, while quoting Mandaviya as saying “the Yamuna Water Taxi Project will be a new means of urban transportation. It will not only give a boost to tourism but will also help reduce traffic congestion in the city.” Read More
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