Describe Any Three Features of Waterways in India.

Features of waterways in India are:

  1. India has been one of the seafaring countries.
  2. Sea men sailed far and near; carrying and spreading Indian commerce and culture.
  3. Waterways are the cheapest means of transport.
  4. They are most suitable for carrying heavy and bulky goods over long distance.
  5. It is fuel-efficient and environment friendly mode of transport.
  6. 9.5% of the country’s trade volume is moved by sea.

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