Economy

CM asks GMR to plan second runway at RGHIA

CM asks GMR to plan second runway at RGHIA”

The Chief Minister suggested construction of a convention centre to accomodate 12,000 people and exhibition centre, as Hyderabad is fast emerging as a venue for several global conferences, meetings and events.

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), which operates the airport, on Tuesday sought the Telangana government's cooperation for building the second runway. To meet future needs of the growing airport, the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wants Hyderabad Airport to be developed with worldwide standards and also a wonderful Airport City with all the facilities.

Hyderabad Airport has registered a growth of 27 percent in both domestic passenger traffic and domestic air traffic movements in FY2016-17 over FY2015-16, which is the highest among all metro airports in India. However, keeping in view the growth, another terminal and construction of a second runway was necessary.

The Chief Minister wanted Hyderabad Airport to be developed along with Airport City and an global convention centre. Due to favorable weather and proper maintenance of the law and order situation, several worldwide conferences are being held here. The State Government was prepared to extend its support for the developments and he himself would be present at the ground breaking ceremony of the proposed airport city.

"The infrastructure should be such that even if there are 5 crore passengers there should not be any problem".

The Hyderabad airport launched Express Security Check Area for passengers flying within the country without any check-in bags.

The Chief Minister held a review meeting with senior officials and GMR Group representatives on the proposed extension works of the worldwide airport.GMR Group chairman Grandhi Mallikarjuns Rao presented a cheque of?12.28 crore to the Chief Minister towards the Government's share of the dividend (13 %) from the airport's earnings , As Reported By Hindu.

Working under the motto of "One Family - One Mission" the entire Hyderabad Airport family including airlines, government & regulatory agencies such as CISF, Customs & Immigration and various other service providers are all supporting the airport's latest passenger centric #PassengerisPrime program and all the stakeholders are working together to offer a number of new initiatives in the coming days focused on delivering enhanced passenger experience at Hyderabad Airport.

The Chief Minister directed the State government officials to take up works pertaining to widening of roads leading to the airport, providing sanitation, power supply, drainage and other related works.



Like this

loading...
loading...

Latest


03 October 2017
Boy honks after swallowing toy horn
An unfortunate young boy was left honking with every breath after accidentally swallowing a toy party hooter in Argentina. Doctor Santiago Gomez Zuviría posted the video to raise awareness about toy safety and the risks children are exposed to.

03 October 2017
Mean Girls cast reunites to raise money for Las Vegas shooting victims
In honor of Mean Girls Day , we're asking each of you, the groolest fans out there, to help. We might not make fetch happen, but we can make this happen. "It's October 3rd", they said.

03 October 2017
Mattis suggests sticking with Iran nuclear deal
Europe and Asia have growing business ties with Iran , and officials from both continents are urging the U.S.to stay in the deal. Iranian diplomats say they expect President Donald Trump to abandon the worldwide deal restricting Tehran's nuclear activities.

03 October 2017
US Expels Cuban Diplomats Over Unexplained Illnesses In Havana
Washington has warned U.S. citizens to stay away from Cuba and ordered more than half the embassy staff to leave indefinitely. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican and vocal critic of Castro's government, called it "the right decision" in a Twitter post.

03 October 2017
Former voice of Memphis wrestling, Lance Russell, has died
Dave Brown, Russell's broadcast partner in Memphis, wrote , "My lifetime friend, Lance Russell died early this morning". Jerry Lawler , who had worked extensively with Russell earlier in his career, announced his passing on social media.

03 October 2017
Chelsea suffer fresh blow as Morata will miss up to six weeks
The striker has been brilliant since he arrived from Real Madrid, but the club will be without their No. 9 for two months now. Mark Ogden chats with Alison Bender outside Stamford Bridge after Manchester City's convincing 1-0 victory over Chelsea .

03 October 2017
Uganda: Police Explain Grenade Attacks at MPs' Homes
The attacks come just days after another opposition MP survived a similar incident in the wake of presidential age limit debate. The explosion that rocked Mr Ssewanyana's Makindye residence, a suburb south of the capital Kampala, went off at 1.20am.

03 October 2017
Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
The stock of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, March 17 by Credit Suisse. Currently, 186.54 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 8.74 million shares have been available to trade.

03 October 2017
Multiplayer support has been restored to Star Wars Battlefront 2
Having originally released in 2005 for PS2, Xbox and PC, Battlefront 2 remains a nostalgic classic in the minds of Star Wars fans. Ultimately, the fact that Battlefront 2's servers are back online could be a good thing for Star Wars fans in more ways than one.

03 October 2017
Analyst Stock Recommendations For SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (SSNC), Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK)
Analysts await Agenus Inc (NASDAQ:AGEN) to report earnings on October, 26. ( NYSE:LII ), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. After $-0.32 actual EPS reported by Agenus Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.25% negative EPS growth.