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How many national waterways are there in India?

National Waterways in India

There are 111 designated National Waterways (NWs) in India identified for the purposes of inland water transport, as per The National Waterways Act, 2016. Out of the 111 NWs, 106 were created in 2016. The NW network covers around 20,275.5 km. NW-1, 2, & 3 are already operational. Cargo as well as passenger / cruise vessels are plying on these waterways. Detailed Project Report(DPR) for development of NW-4 & 5 were completed in 2010. The DPR of NW 5 was updated in 2014. For the newly declared 106 NWs, techno-economic feasibility studies have been initiated
NameRiverOSM relationStatesLength of NW (km)
NW1Allahabad-Haldia stretch of the Ganga—Bhagirathi-Hooghly RiversUP, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal1620
NW2Sadiya-Dhubri Stretch of Brahmaputra RiverAssam891
NW3Kollam-Kozhikode Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal CanalsKerala365
NW4Kakinada-Puducherry Stretch of Canals and the Kaluvelly Tank, Nashik-Bhadrachalam-Rajahmundry Stretch of River Godavari and Bridge near village Galagali-Wazirabad-Vijayawada Stretch of River KrishnaTamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telanagana2890
NW5Talcher-Dhamra Stretch of Brahmani-Kharsua-Tantighai-Pandua Nala-Dudhei Nala-Kani Dhamra-river system, Geonkhali-Charbatia Stretch of East Coast Canal,harbatia-Dhamra Stretch of Matai River and Mahanadi Delta RiversOdisha, West Bengal588
NW6Aai RiverAssam71
NW7Ajoy RiverWest Bengal96
NW8Alappuzha-Changanassery CanalKerala28
NW9Alappuzha-Kottayam Athirampuzha CanalKerala38
NW10Amba RiverMaharashtra45
NW11Arunawati Aran River SystemMaharashtra98
NW12Asi RiverUP5.5
NW13AVM CanalKerala,Tamil Nadu11
NW14Baitarni RiverOdisha49
NW15Bakreswar Mayurakshi River SystemWest Bengal137
NW16Barak RiverAssam121
NW17Beas RiverHP & Punjab191
NW18Beki RiverAssam73
NW19Betwa RiverUP68
NW20Bhavani RiverTamil Nadu94
NW21Bheema RiverTelangana Karnataka139
NW22Birupa Badi Genguti Brahmani River
System
Odisha156
NW23Budha Balanga RiverOdisha56
NW24Chambal RiverUP60
NW25Chapora RiverGoa33
NW26Chenab RiverJ&K & Punjab53
NW27Cumberjua RiverGoa17
NW28Dabhol Creek Vashishti RiverMaharashtra45
NW29Damodar RiverWest Bengal135
NW30Dehing RiverAssam114
NW31Dhansiri/Chathe RiverAssam110
NW32Dikhu RiverAssam63
NW33Doyans RiverAssam61
NW34DVC CanalWest Bengal130
NW35Dwarakeswar RiverWest Bengal113
NW36Dwarka RiverWest Bengal121
NW37Gandak RiverBihar & UP300
NW38Gangadhar RiverAssam & West Bengal62
NW39Ganol RiverMeghalaya49
NW40Ghaghra RiverBihar & UP340
NW41Ghataprabha RiverKarnataka112
NW42Gomti RiverUP518
NW43Gurupur RiverKarnataka10
NW44Ichamati RiverWest Bengal64
NW45Indira Gandhi CanalHaryana, Punjab & Rajasthan650
NW46Indus RiverJ&K35
NW47Jalangi RiverWest Bengal131
NW48Jawai-Luni Rivers and Rann of KutchRajasthan & Gujarat590
NW49Jhelum RiverJ&K110
NW50Jinjiram RiverMeghalaya & Assam43
NW51Kabini RiverKarnataka23
NW52Kali RiverKarnataka54
NW53Kalyan-Thane-Mumbai Waterway, Vasai
Creek and Ulhas River
Maharashtra145
NW54Karamnasa RiverUP & Bihar86
NW55Kaveri Kollidam RiverTamil Nadu364
NW56Kherkai RiverJharkhand23
NW57Kopili RiverAssam46
NW58Kosi RiverBihar236
NW59Kottayam-Vaikom CanalKerala28
NW60Kumari RiverWest Bengal77
NW61Kumari RiverMeghalaya28
NW62Lohit RiverAssam100
NW63Luni RiverRajasthan327
NW64Mahanadi RiverOdisha425
NW65Mahananda RiverWest Bengal81
NW66Mahi RiverGujarat248
NW67Malaprabha RiverKarnataka94
NW68Mandovir RiverGoa41
NW69Manimutharu RiverTamil Nadu5
NW70Manjara RiverMaharashtra, &Telangana242
NW71Mapusa/Moide RiverGoa27
NW72Nag RiverMaharashtra60
NW73Narmada RiverGujarat227
NW74Netravathi RiverKarnataka78
NW75Palar RiverTamil Nadu141
NW76Panchagangavali (Panchagangoli) RiverKarnataka23
NW77Pazhyar RiverTamil Nadu20
NW78Penganga Wardha River SystemMaharashtra & Telangana265
NW79Pennar RiverAndhra Pradesh29
NW80Ponniyar RiverTamil Nadu125
NW81Punpun RiverBihar35
NW82Puthimari RiverAssam72
NW83Rajpuri CreekMaharashtra31
NW84Ravi RiverHP & J&K42
NW85Revadanda Creek Kundalika River SystemMaharashtra31
NW86Rupnarayan RiverWest Bengal72
NW87Sabarmati RiverGujarat212
NW88Sal RiverGoa14
NW89Savitri River (Bankot Creek)Maharashtra46
NW90Sharavati RiverKarnataka29
NW91Shastri River Jaigad CreekMaharashtra52
NW92Silabati RiverWest Bengal26
NW93Simsang RiverMeghalaya62
NW94Sone RiverBihar160
NW95Subansiri RiverAssam111
NW96Subarnrekha RiverJharkhand, West Bengal & Odisha314
NW97Sunderbans WaterwaysWest Bengal654
NW98Sutlej RiverPunjab & HP377
NW99Tamaraparani RiverTamil Nadu64
NW100Tapi RiverMaharashtra & Gujarat436
NW101Tizu and Zungki RiversNagaland42
NW102Tlwang (Dhaleswari River)Mizoram86
NW103Tons RiverUP73
NW104Tungabhadra RiverTelangana, Karnataka & AP230
NW105Udayavara RiverKarnataka16
NW106Umngot (Dwaki) RiverMeghalaya20
NW107Vaigai RiverTamil Nadu45
NW108Varuna RiverUP53
NW109Wainganga Pranahita River SystemMaharashtra & Telangana164
NW110Yamuna RiverHaryana, UP & Delhi1089
NW111Zuari RiverGoa50

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