CountryÂ´s first private greenfield airport at Durgapur, promoted by Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Ltd (BAPL), is likely to be operational by April 14. Â´
CS Verma, Chairman of SAIL informed that the company is conducting environment impact study for its Rs 1,500 crore iron ore nugget plant in Durgapur, which it plans to implement in a joint venture with Japanese steelmaker Kobe Steel. Verma said this will be the second such project in the world after USA. The JV agreement has been finalised, he told reporters. He said it would take five to six
The Government of India has granted 'in principle' approval for setting up of 15 greenfield airports across the country out of which, physical work at 6 airports namely, Gulbarga, Hassan, Shimoga in Karnataka, Durgapur in West Bengal, Pakyong in Sikkim and Shirdi in Maharashtra, has already commenced, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, KC Venugopal told the Lok Sabha last week. Construction at various airports in the country including Aranmula airport project has not stopped, he added.