Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Delhi airport dues: Civil Aviation Min to hold discussions with Home Min

New Delhi: The Civil Aviation Ministry will hold discussions with the Home Ministry on the issue of pending dues worth over Rs 600 crore owed by Delhi airport operator DIAL to the CISF, a senior official said today.
Against the backdrop of huge outstanding dues, the Home Ministry has written to the Civil Aviation Ministry warning that the CISF security cover for the airport could be withdrawn by year-end if the dues are not cleared, sources said.
The Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) operates the national capital's aerodrome, which is also the busiest in the country.
"The Civil Aviation Ministry will be discussing the matter with the Home Ministry regarding the security provisions, treating it as a sovereign function," Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey told .According to official.
17/07/18 PTI/Times of India