Inland Water Transport, Assam was established in 1958 with its H.Q. at Shillong, with the aim to utilize the river Brahmaputra, Barak and their tributaries to provide water transport for movement of passengers and cargo within and outside the state. This citizen’s Charter is prepared so that the citizen’s can avail the services rendered by the department in a smooth & transparent manner.
The Inland Water Transport Department is committed to safe journey to the ferry commuters across the state and cargo transportation through inland waterways on the River Brahmaputra (National Waterways-2), River Barak (National Waterways-16) and other navigable tributaries within Assam.
- Safe and secured Passenger & cargo ferry services.
- Capacity building of crew members in both public and private sector.
- Enforcement of Acts.
- Cruise Services in select areas