By Gayad S Inda
The author is Senior Vice-President, Institution of Surveyors, &former Hydrographic Chief, Inland Waterways Authority of India. He is currently pursuing Doctoral Research from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. email@example.com
Dredging is an excavation activity carried out in the approaches to seas, harbours, estuaries, inland waters, rivers, and lakes to remove material from the bed for safe navigation. It is important that the government devises appropriate training of technical personnel for dredging given its resolve to set up a network of national waterways all over India.