Water | VOL. 12, ISSUE 72, May-June 2012 |

Inland Waterways the ecofriendly network

Great civilisations in the world have thrived on the banks of rivers as water is essential for human survival. In addition, rivers also met the requirement of transportation when other modes of communication were not developed. It was very early in history that people learnt that the rivers are nature’s path which provided the most energy efficient mode of transportation and academicians have chronicled the abundance of vessels plying the Indus at the time of the Harappan Civilisation. Unfortunately, with...

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