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INFRASTRUCTURE Part 6 By Ayussh Sanghi
3. Shipping and Ports The maritime transportation sector is environment friendly, efficient and economica More emphasis is being given to increase the share of inland as well as coastal transport (ie, from 7 % to 10% by 2019-20) Jal Marg Vikas Project is being implemented with the assistance of World Bank to develop the Inland Waterways Transport infrastructure
Major Ports Kolkata Port Paradip Port New Mangalore Port Cochin Port Jawaharlal Nehru Port .Mumbai Port
4. Civil Aviation iVI Participation of private sector has increased in the civil aviation industry under the PPP model. . There has been a rise in Foreign Direct Investment in the domestic aviation industry. Moreover, the number of Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) has increased. Scheduled Air transport (Regional) Services: A new category of Scheduled Airlines has been developed to improve connectivity within the region as well as in smaller cities.
GAGAN Project AAI and ISRO are jointly implementing the GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) project to improve the accuracy and precision required in the civil aviation industry.
5. Communications Tele-density in India has increased to 81.5% (end of October 2015) Broadband connections in India have increased to 120.9 million (end of September 2015). . National M2M (Machine to Machine Communications) Roadmap has been developed to utilize new technologies to improve customer choice and well-being of the people.
BharatNet (National Optical Fibre Network-NOFN) Project Aims to connect all gram panchayats through optical networks of Power Grid, RailTel and BSNL Rural Wireline Broadband Scheme for provision of Broadband Connections Aims to provide broadband connections in rural and remote areas