Friday, July 27, 2018

Minicoy in Lakshadweep soon to have an Airport and better infrastructure

New Delhi: In a development initiative by the NITI Aayog for islands separated from the mainland of India, a committee constituted by the Aayog under the chairmanship of T Haque accompanied by representatives from Union ministry of home affair, Union ministry of tribal affairs, ministry of environment and forests, adviser (NRE), NITI Aayog along with Indian Air Force visited Minicoy and addressed the related issues for implementation of identified projects in Lakshadweep for its holistic development.
Sources said that an interactive session with officers and other stakeholders including islanders holding land required for the proposed projects such as developing an Airport and developing tourism infrastructure in Minicoy was held at Deputy Collector's office where HoDs from several departments, DP/VDP members, village moopans and land owners participated in the meeting convened by the government officials.
27/07/18 One India