Tuesday, October 25, 2016

CM: first flight will take off from Mopa in 2019

Expressing happiness over the proposed project of greenfield airport at Mopa, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar reiterated that the first flight will take off from the Mopa airport in the year 2019.
Parsekar on Monday disbursed compensation of Rs 30.80 crore to 600 beneficiaries whose land has been acquired for setting up the Mopa airport project, at a function organised by the directorate of Civil Aviation at Pernem.
Parsekar further said that with this amount, the government has fulfilled its assurance on additional three times more compensation to the affected people. He also disclosed that earlier government has disbursed Rs 120 crore to people whose land will be used for the project. He said that the government has succeeded in keeping its promise of extending additional compensation to people whose land has been acquired for the Mopa airport project.
25/10/16 The Navhind Times