Jharkhand govt partners with AAI & DRDO to develop Deoghar airport

Jharkhand govt partners with AAI & DRDO to develop Deoghar airport

Airports Authority of India, Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and the Government of Jharkhand inked a tripartite MoU for development of Deoghar Airport in Deoghar district of Jharkhand.

Signing of MoU took place in a ceremony held at the Chief Minister Raghubar Das’s residence. The existing Deoghar Airport will be developed for operations of A-320 and C-130 Aircraft.

The Government of Jharkhand has acquired 600.34 acres of land which will be handed over to AAI apart from the existing 53.41 acres Deoghar Airport land.

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, Jharkhand’s Transport Minister C.P.Singh, Members of Parliament Ram Tahal Chaudhaury and Nishikant Dubey were present.

Also present were Dr. Guruprasad Mahapatra, Chairman, AAI, Rajbala Verma, Chief Secretary of Jharkhand, Amit Khare, Development Commissioner, Govt. of Jharkhand, Sudhir Raheja, Member Planning AAI, Sanjay Jain, RED (ER), AAI, H. S. Chaudhry, Additional Director of DRDO, Anil Vikram, Airport Director, Ranchi.

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