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Odisha government signed a MOU with the IWAI to launch roll-on/roll-off vessel services.

Bhubaneswar:16/3/21: Those who prefer to commute in an economical way will be able to do so as the Odisha government yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) to launch roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessel services.

As per the MoU, RoRo vessel, MV Bhupen Hazarika will operate between Satapada under Krushnaprasad block and Janhikuda in Puri district. The agreement was signed during a programme at Kharvel Bhawan in Bhubaneswar today afternoon.

The MoU was signed between IWAI Chief Engineer SVK Reddy and Director of ports Padma Lochan Roul.

Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera, IWAI Chairperson Amita Prasad, Secretary Madhusudan Padhi and senior officials were present during the occasion.

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