Tuesday, August 15, 2017

C'garh to hire aircraft or helicopter for VIP use soon

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Directorate of Aviation (DoA), will be hiring Air Services Providers for providing services of twin engine  Aeroplane/ Helicopter for use by VIPs, officials informed.

Chhattisgarh is aggressively focussing on development of three regional airports mainly Jagdalpur, Ambikapur and Raigarh under the Regional Connectivity Scheme of the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, officials informed.

The State has already spent more than Rs 34 crore in the development of the aforesaid three air strips.

The Union Home Ministry appears to be very keen to see Jagdalpur Airport in Bastar to be developed and fully operational at the earliest.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in his review meeting on May 8 in his address in New Delhi had stated that the Airport at Jagdalpur will be operational very soon.

Notably, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on January 27 this year had performed bhoomi pujan for construction of terminal building and for taking up expansion works for Jagdalpur Airport at a function held here on Thursday.
15/08/17 Pioneer

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