Saturday, August 26, 2017

Ground Handling in Airport Now Essential Service in Meghalaya

Following a direction by the Centre, Meghalaya Cabinet on Thursday approved the amendment of the Meghalaya Essential Services Maintenance Act, 1980 to include ground handling of the airports as part of essential services.

“We have approved amendment of the Act in order to include ground handling services of the airport under its purview,” Deputy Chief Minister Roytre C Laloo told reporters after the meeting held in Shillong.

The amendment was made in compliance with the recent direction of the Centre government to all the states, Laloo said. He said that the Ministry of Civil Aviation has come up with the integrated civil aviation policy to make regional air connectivity a reality and the policy aims to take flying to the masses by making it affordable and convenient.
25/08/17 PTI/North East Today

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