Foundation stone for Civil Aviation Research Organisation (CARO) at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad was laid by Union minister for Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu.
The upcoming facility will cater to Air Navigation Systems (ANS) and Airport Engineering research to keep in pace with the exponential growth in Air Traffic in India.
Speaking on the occasion, Suresh Prabhu said the focus of the centre will be on pursuing inter-disciplinary solutions to improve the civil aviation sector.
To be spread in 27 acres of land, the research centre is initiated by the Airports Authority of India. AAI has made an allocation of Rs 1,200 crore, spread over 12 years, for establishing R&D infrastructure including building, establishing labs, procurement of tools, skill development and transfer of know how.
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