A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Rajasthan government and other stakeholders for transferring 37 acres of land for development and expansion of the civil airport in Jodhpur.
The state government signed the MoU with the Air Force, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the Jodhpur Nagar Nigam (JNN).
The state government, through JNN in lieu of the provided land, will provide 106 acres of land to the Air Force. The MoU was signed in presence of Jodhpur MP Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Mayor Ghanshyam Ojha and other distinguished public representatives, and Air Force officials.
According to the MoU, the state government will transfer 106 acres of its land contiguous to the airfield by JNN/state government.
Around 37 acres of land will be provided free of cost in lieu of 37 acres of IAF land being transferred to AAI. The remaining 69 acres of land will be transferred to IAF as per the prescribed rates and rules of the state government.