The Government of India in April 2016 launched the ambitious National Inland Waterways program that plans to convert 111 rivers or river stretches into large commercial waterways. These waterways represent possibly the largest intervention in and  disruption of our rivers, second only to large dams.

Manthan has initiated a programme of detailed study of these waterways, their implementation and their impacts.

The outputs and insights from these studies has been categorized as below. Kindly click below on the respective tiles to go to each section.