Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways along with Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is organizing Waterways Conclave 2022 on 11th-12th April in Dibrugarh, Assam. Along with aspirations of PM Gati Shakti National Masterplan, Waterways Conclave aims for speedy development of Multimodal projects in North-eastern region to energize the economic activities and augment employment generation. There is a potential to upsurge in regional trade and investment through collaboration. New possibilities for cooperation in waterways sector between the nations shall be generated. FICCI is the industry partner for the two-day conclave.
Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and AYUSH Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister of Assam Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma will address the conclave .
Waterways Conclave 2022 will also be attended by various stakeholders in the waterways ecosystem such as Policy Planners, Senior Government Officials, Domestic and International Investors, Sector Experts, Infrastructure players, Vessel Owners and Operators, Cruise Tourism industry, Cargo Passengers, Representatives of Major Ports well as the Governments of Maritime States in the country. The conclave shall be addressed by dignified speakers on both the days. The conference is backed up with special sessions.