Thursday, February 21, 2013

Highrise near old airport gets HAL nod

Bangalore: An alleged wrong estimation of the Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL)?by a private builder to construct a 17-storey building, 4.5 km from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s (HAL)?defence aerodrome, has been approved by HAL that handles the airport.
It is learnt that HAL has accepted the estimation and issued a No-Objection Certificate (NOC)?to the builder.
Chalet Hotels Ltd, an arm of the K Raheja Corporation, which is building the ‘Vivarea Koramangala’ residential complex of four towers in the vicinity, secured a final NOC from HAL?on October 28, 2011, to proceed with the construction activity.
In the final NOC, HAL certified that it had no objection to the buildings being constructed at 870 metres (site elevation) along with the 62 metre-tall structure. The total height of the building would be 932 metres (AMSL).
20/02/13 Sandeep Moudgal/Deccan Herald