Shipping Ministry appoints Nutan Biswas as new Chairperson for IWAI

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 07-03-2017        Tweet

NEW DELHI: Ms Nutan Guha Biswas, a 1983 IAS cadre officer, has been appointed as Chairperson of Inland Waterways Authority of India under the Shipping Ministry with immediate effect as per the recommendation of the Appointments committee of the Union Cabinet.

Ms Biswas was holding the post of Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Women and Child development.

The IWAI is playing an important role in development of over one hundred waterways in the Country in order to reduce the logistics cost.

The waterway one from Allahabad to Haldia is accorded the top priority for movement of goods in the Indo gangetic plain States of Uttar Pradesh Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.