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Construction : Transport Update | February 2016 | Source : Infrastructure Today

AAI to upgrade Agartala airport to international grade

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will spend Rs.438 crore to upgrade Agartala airport to international standards, state transport minister Manik Dey said. ┬┤The Union Aviation Minister told me that Rs.438 crore has been sanctioned on September 11 last for upgradation works. He further informed me that some more procedures are to be fulfilled before the construction work starts┬┤ Dey told the Tripura Assembly in a statement.

He said CM Manik Sarkar had placed a demand to PM Narendra Modi to upgrade the Agartala airport to international standard when the PM visited the state in December 2014 and set up connectivity with Dhaka and Chittagong for trade and commerce.

 
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