Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Rs 250-cr for city airport revamp, 85K employments planned

Bhubaneswar: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has planned to spend Rs 250 crore in next two-three years at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) and to generate 85,000 employments directly and indirectly.

AAI Chairman Dr Guruprasad Mohapatra on Tuesday informed that the AAI will spend Rs 250 crore for its proposed land-side development project at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here thereby providing employment facilities to nearly 85,000 persons, directly and indirectly.

“The AAI has identified nearly 60 acres of land for the proposed land-side development to facilitate the passengers and aviation related activities such as Hospitality and Convention, Airport Business District (Retail &Commercial) and Logistics and Warehousing to cater the growing dynamics of Bhubaneswar Airport wherein an investment of Rs 250 Crore has been anticipated with direct and indirect employment generation of 35,000 and 50,000 respectively,” Mohapatra told reporters here.
09/11/16 Prameyanews7

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