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In Karnataka State the Inland Water Transport wing has been created under the Department of Ports in the years 1972 on the recommendation of Gokhale Committee and Bhagavathi Committee to look over the administration, maintenance, control and regulation of the Ferries and Waterways by providing modernized, Dumb boats, LCTs, FRP Boats and Mechanized Steel & Wooden boats.

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Under Centrally sponsored scheme for the over all development of ferries in the state, following 7 Nos. of Inland Water Transport schemes have been proposed. As per guidelines of Central Government, Rs.75.86 crores revised estimate has been prepared for the Development of 7 schemes and submitted to Central Government to get sanction for the same and for the release of 90% financial assistance under Central sponsored scheme.

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No.

Details of project report of waterways

Estimated cost for the proposed project report
(in crores)

1

Kodibag to Kadra along Kali river coast of Karwar Taluka, Uttara Kannada, District.

7.28

2

Inland Water ways along the Gangolli (Pancha Gangaovali) rivers of Kundapura Taluka of Udupi District.

12.23

3

Old Mangalore coast to Gurupur Netravati river coastal area of  Mangalore taluka of Mangalore District.

6.77

4

Waterways in Back-water area created by construction Almatti dam  across “Krishna” river in Bagalkot taluk of Bagalkot District.

11.75

5

Anandagiri in Beedarhalli, Hooballi  to Beeramballi of Back water area of Kobini river reservoir in Hegda Devanakote Taluka of Mysore District.

2.91

6

Inland Water ways along Udyavar river upto Malpe Port in Udupi taluk of  Udupi District.

7.14

7

Along Sharavati river coast from Honnavar to Gerasoppa in Honnavar taluka of Uttara Kannada District.

10.56

Total

58.64

For Dredger and other materials – Estimated cost            Rs.

17.22

Proposal Total Estimated cost –                                      Rs.

75.86

 

To carry out Techno – Economic survey study by M/s. Rites Ltd., Noida a sum of Rs.42.84 lakhs has already been paid to them and their physical achievement of survey target is still awaited.

After reviewing and conducting Traffic survey during September 2003, the following details noted below.

 

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No.

Ferries run by department directly

Ferries run by public auction by the department

Ferries run by local bodies like Taluk Panchayat, Forest, Forest & Tourism Departments.

Total

ferries in the State

1

2

3

4

5

1

16

48

302

366

The total No. of ferry boats are 46 in number.  The details of the Boats are as noted below:-

 

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No.

Light cargo Transport Boat (LCT)

Fibre Glass Mechanized Boats

Steel Mechanized Boats

Wooden dumb boats

Total No. of boats

1

2

3

4

5

1

3 Nos.

28 Nos.

12 Nos.

3 Nos.

46

During 2004-05  –   9,01,594 passengers 135.00 M.Tonne cargo and 83,928 different vehicles have been transported through 16 ferries run by the department of Ports and Inland Water Transport.

 

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