A Detailed Project Report (DPR) and technical specifications for introduction of a Water Taxi Project in Delhi fromWazirabad to FatehpurJat (16 km) stretch of river Yamuna (National Waterway – 110) have been finalized and tenders have been floated for implementation of the following three components:
(i) Fairway development and reclamation of land using dredged material at three terminal sites.
(ii) Design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of floating jetty and approach trestle at three terminals.
(iii)Design, construction, supply, testing and commissioning of FRP Boats (two 25 passengers and 40 passengers.
The clearance of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has been requested for construction work in the flood plains upstream of Wazirabad. The estimated cost of the project is Rs.31.70 crore, excluding land cost. The estimated time frame to complete the project is six months from the date of award of work.