Friday, August 25, 2017

Pasighat to be soon on aviation map

Itanagar: Pasighat in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh is all set to be included in the aviation map of the country as the civilian terminal of the Advance Landing Ground (ALG) will be made operational next month.
State civil aviation secretary Vinod P Kalve made this announcement on Wednesday after a joint inspection of all aspects of the terminal, including safety measures, security and other operational matters, an official communique said. Kalve was accompanied by East Siang deputy commissioner Tamiyo Tatak, SP Pranav Tayal, civil aviation Director R Roniya and deputy director T Ratan, flying officer Akshay Sharma, zilla parishad chairperson Kaling Dai, Pasighat Municipal Council chief Kaling Doruk and other departmental heads.
Kavle said chief minister Pema Khandu and chief secretary Shakuntala D Gamlin have held a series of meetings to make Pasighat ALG operational for commercial flights by September this year. During his visit, the secretary expressed satisfaction over the progress and gave specific instructions modifying the existing facilities at the terminal.
24/08/17 Times of India