Features of waterways in India:
1. India has inland navigation waterways of 14,500 km length out of which only 3,700 is navigable by mechanized boats.
2. The National waterways of India include Ganga river, Brahmaputra river and the West-Coast canal in Kerala.
3. 95% of the country’s trade volume happens through the sea ports.
Explanation: India has been using the waterways and sea trade since the ancient times. Even today, the port cities are one the most happening cities in the economy of the country.
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