Financial Management Assistant
Procurement Management Assistant
OSD to State Project Director
Executive Assistant to the Additional State Project Director
Office Management Assistant
Inland Water Transport Assam (IWT Assam) recruits Financial Management Assistant, Procurement Specialist, Financial Specialist posts. Bcom, Mcom, Post Graduate, Diploma, MBA, CA, ICWA, LLB, ME, Experienced candidates can apply.
About Inland Water Transport Assam (IWT Assam)
In 1839 a fleet of country boats for carrying goods between Assam and Bengal Started By Assam Company Limited
In 1841,the first steamboat “THE ASSAM” was introduced for navigation on the river Brahmaputra by Assam tea Company as advised by the board of Directors of East India company
In 1847,Kolkata and Guwahati was connected with steamer service by East India Company for carrying goods.
In 1861,Indian general Navigation Company(IGSNC)started navigation service on the river Brahmaputra for carrying cargo
In 1862,another River steam Navigation Company (RSNC) started operation in Assam
In 1863,RSN Company started regular steamer services on the river Brahmaputra between Kolkata and Assam via Sundarbans
In 1899,RSN & IGSN Company were combined to form a Joint steamer Company and started services from Kolkata to Sadya with 6(six) feeder routes viz River Subansiri (130) ,river Dhansiri (40km) and river Kapili-Kolong(90km)
In 1950,there was a set back river navigation due to heavy earth quake on the river Brahmaputra
In 1963,as per recommendation of Gokhale Committee,the Directorate of Inland water Transport (DIWT), Assam came into existence
In 1965,there was another set back on navigation on Brahmaputra due to outbreak of the war with East Pakistan.
In 1968,The Directorate of IWT,Assam started its function with 6(six) nos. of FerryServices after taking over from state P.W.D.
On 1st November’1972 a protocol was signed between India and Bangladesh on Inland Water Transit & Trade.
On 20th November’1972,the River service between Assam and Kolkata via Bangladesh was started from Pandu Port.
In 1974,the Directorate of IWT,Assam introduced the commercial Cargo Services for carrying goods from Assam to other neighboring states as per trade agreement.
In 1988, the stretch on the river Brahmaputra from Sadiya to Dhubri (upto Bangladesh border) has been declared as National Waterways No-2 .
Contact us:Inland Water Transport, Assam
Department of Transport, Govt. of Assam
Regional Office: Ulubari, Guwahati – 781007, Assam
Tele : 0361-2526421
E-mail : email@example.com
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