Thursday, December 10, 2020

Punjab CS inaugurates In-line BSS at Chandigarh Int'l airport

Chandigarh: Chief Secretary Punjab Ms Vini Mahajan Thursday inaugurated the newly installed In-line Baggage Screening System (BSS) at Chandigarh International Airport, sources said. Inauguration of Baggage Handling system is in line with the airport authority's endeavor to facilitate its passengers, and therefore the system has been upgraded technologically. 
 She informed that the In-line System which has been possible with the installation of In-line Baggage Screening System will reduce the baggage handling time to half with respect to standalone screening. It can handle 1500 bags in hrs. 
With new system in place, passengers no longer need to personally queue up for baggage screening. The system is expected to aid hassle free check-in and save on an average five to ten minutes time per passenger. The project has been completed at a cost of Rs 15.8 crore and has been integrated with existing Baggage Handling system to provide complete Baggage processing and screening system. Later, Ms Vini had a glimpse into the new facilities at the Airport and thereafter held a meeting with the officials and discussed at length about the issues related to further development of Chandigarh Airport. 
 The inauguration was held in the presence of Principal Secretary Civil Aviation Punjab Tejveer Singh, Chief Administrator GMADA Pradeep Kumar Agrawal and CEO Chandigarh International Airport Ajay Kumar along with officials of Customs, Immigration and Punjab Police. 
 10/12/20 UNI
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