Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Sabarimala airport: Study report ready by Mar 31, says Ker CM

Thiruvananthapuram: The report on the techno-financial, feasibility and environmental impact study for the proposed Sabarimala greenfield airport would be ready by March 31, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here today.

Kerala government would take further steps on the airport after receiving the report of the Louis Burger Consultant Private ltd, who was appointed as consultant for the project, Vijayan told the assembly.

Vijayan said Cheruvally estate close to Erumelly, one of the major base camps of devotees visiting Lord Ayyappa temple at the hillshrine of Sabarimala in Pathanamthitta, has been identified for the airport.

The government would take further steps on the project after getting the necessary clearance from the concerned Central agencies, Vijayan said.

Nearly 2,263 acre Cheruvally estate was identified for the project by a team of the state government officials headed by Chief Secretary.
13/03/18 PTI/India.com