Saturday, August 25, 2018

Puducherry govt to seek fund from Home Ministry

Puducherry: The Puducherry administration propose to seek funds from the union Home Ministry to purchase land from Tamil Nadu for the airport expansion project here, Tourism Minister Malladi Krishna Rao has said.
In an informal chat with mediapersons here on Thursday night before leaving for New Delhi, Mr
Malladi said the land acquisition was not materialising due to high cost involved.
Though a meeting with the officials from Puducherry government, chairman of Airport Authority of India and Tamil Nadu government officials was held recently, and subsequently followed up by involving the Civil aviation ministry, it came to naughts over funding the land acquisition, he added.
24/08/18 UNI