01.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs


  • Centre proposes 590km Kutch-Rajasthan waterway


  • The Centre has proposed a Rs 10,000 crore project to develop a 590km long inland waterway connecting Gujarat and Rajasthan through the Jawai River, Luni River and Kori Creek in the Rann of Kutch.
  • This project will create an alternative transport route to the railways. Industrial corridors are also coming up in these areas, so we have decided to do detailed assessment of feasibility, environmental concern, return on investment etc.


  • Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari gave in-principle approval to developing 111 inland waterways in the country with inland waterway No. 48 meant to connect Kori Creek area on the Arabian Sea in Kutch to Rajasthan.