Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Feb 21 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated first phase of West Coast Canal waterway, which will connect Thiruvananthapuram to Bekkal in Kasargod district. Total length of this Canal is 620 km while navigation for 520km has been completed. Entire project is estimated to be complete by end of 2025 which will allow seamless transportation through waterway. West Coast Canal is likely to cut down 40% of road transportation. The newly inaugurated west coast water canal is expecting to boost Kerala tourism.