Saturday, March 02, 2019

Maharashtra CM reviews airport works, including ones at Shirdi, Pune

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has sanctioned several works in connection with development of airports in the state, said a statement from the chief minister's office.

These include allotting land to Hindustan Petroleum for an aviation fuel station at the Shirdi Airport, and appointing a consultant for Pune's greenfield Chhatrapati Sambhaji Raje International Airport, the CMO statement said.

Additional land was also allotted at Shirdi Airport to the Indian Oil Corporation, it said.

The decisions were taken at the 66th board meeting of the Maharashtra Airport Development Company Limited which was chaired by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, the statement informed.

Shirdi International Airport, spread over 400 hectares in Kakadi village in Ahmednagar district, was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on October 2, 2017.

Work at airports in Shirdi, Amravati, Purandar, Chandrapur, Karad, Solapur, Dhule and Phaltan were reviewed as well as the progress of the Centre's regional air connectivity scheme 'UDAN'.
02/03/19 PTI/Times of India

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