Recently, which of the following States has explored the possibility of constructing an artificial inland port to be connected to sea by a long navigational channel?(2016)
a) Andhra Pradesh
The Inland Waterways Authority of India under the Ministry of Shipping proposes to guide and support Rajasthan government for building an Inland Shipping Port at Jalore. The port and the terminal that are to be created, will help develop inland navigation facilities in western Rajasthan and will also bring about socio-economic development of the region. Business development opportunities along the canal for limestone, gypsum, lignite and cement factories are to be explored by the state government.