Friday, August 24, 2018

Tiruchi airport’s new terminal takes shape

With tendering process completed for the construction of the state-of-the-art passenger terminal building at the Tiruchi international airport and mandatory clearance having coming through from the Public Investment Board, the multi-crore project is expected to commence in October.

A leading Kolkata based construction company had quoted the lowest price in the bidding process for the multi-layered passenger terminal building construction project at the fast growing Tiruchi airport.

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) was in the process of awarding the work to the lowest bidder for the mega project to be executed at a cost exceeding ?650 crore, a senior AAI official told The Hindu.
Alongside this development, the Public Investment Board of the Government of India headed by Secretary (Expenditure) has cleared funds to the tune of ?930 crore for the construction of new passenger terminal building as well as for the construction of a new apron and a new Technical block – Cum – Air Traffic Control Tower at the Tiruchi airport, the official said.
24/08/18  R Rajaram/The Hindu