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Gadkari takes tour of Mississippi Inland waterways

Following the tour, the Union Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Minister said the ability to move more cargo per shipment will make barge transport both fuel efficient and environmentally advantageous.

Carbon dioxide emissions from water transportation will be much less as compared with rail transportation, he noted.

Mississippi river system river has 40,000 kms of navigable water covering almost the entire North America.He said like in the US, the Indian government will also manage the inland waterways in India. 
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