Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Centre to consult Karunanidhi on Chennai airport expansion

Chennai: The Civil Aviation Ministry will hold discussions with all the stakeholders on the proposed expansion and upgradation of Chennai airport.
'Modernisation of Chennai airport is imperative. But prior discussions with Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and political parties will be held,' said Union Minister for Civil Aviation Praful Patel. Talking to presspersons here yesterday, he informed the preliminary estimate for the project stood at Rs 2,500 - Rs 3,000 crore.
Modernisation of Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore airports have already begun and work on Chennai airport would commence by the end of this year, he said.
20/06/06 News Today
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