Minister of State for Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways and Chemical & Fertilizers Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha has recently informed about the status of the waterways project. A proposal for the development of NWs in Goa at an estimated cost of Rs. 22.65 crore has been approved on 2nd June, 2017. The work is proposed to be executed through Government of Goa with the assistance of Mormugao Port Trust. A Tripartite MoU is expected to be signed for the commencement of works. The project includes development of NW-27-Cumberjua, NW 68 – Mandovi and NW 111 – Zuari project.