Buckingham Canal and Irrigation Canals from Kakinada to Pedaganjam declared NW-4

Q.  Which Canal has been declared NW-4 on August 1, 2016?
- Published on 02 Aug 16

a. Buckingham Canal
b. Irrigation canals from Kakinada to Pedaganjam
c. Both of the above
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Both of the above
Buckingham Canal and irrigation canals from Kakinada to Pedaganjam linked with Godavari and Krishna rivers has been declared National Waterway-4.
  • Close to INR 4.5 crore has been allowed for development of the same.
  • NW-4 will be developed in a phased manner. This also includes irrigation canals from Kakinada to Vijayawada and the stretch of Krishna river from Muktyala to Vijayawada.

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