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J&K Civil Aviation Secy reviews proposed expansion at Srinagar Airport, ET Infra


Jammu and Kashmir’s Civil Aviation Secretary, Aijaz Assad, conducted a review of the current status and the proposed expansion plans for Srinagar Airport.

The Secretary, during the visit, also chaired a meeting with senior officers in which detailed deliberations were held on the progress of project expansion of Airport as well as challenges in smooth operations at Airport during poor visibility conditions of winter season.

According to an official update, the Secretary passed on strict directions to the concerned agencies during the meeting on matters related to transfer of land adjacent to the drop gate, vacating of the CPWD quarters, handing over patches of land as well as other important matters related to smooth execution of the project.

During the meeting, Director Airport Srinagar also gave a detailed presentation highlighting the various facilities and proposed Srinagar Airport Expansion plans, including hindrances at the proposed site.

Secretary Assad inspected various areas including the airside region, proposed apron expansion site, terminal building expansion site, city-side, AAI and CPWD residential colonies, the suggested location for CISF barracks, site of AAI quarters, and land earmarked for acquisition by AAI.

The Secretary Aijaz Assad recently took over charge as Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring besides assuming the charge of Administrative Secretary Civil Aviation and Commissioner Civil Aviation.

  • Published On Jan 16, 2024 at 03:29 PM IST

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