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UP govt has started process of acquiring land for Jewar Airport: Centre

Uttar Pradesh cabinet has already approved the disbursal of Rs 330 crore to Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) to start acquiring land for Jewar Airport

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The has issued an Express of Interest (EoI) application to set up an airport at Jewar near Delhi and has started the process of acquiring land for it, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said today.

Raju said in Lok Sabha the central government has received the EoI of the and will provide all help in this endeavour.

"I understand the is acquiring the land. We will extend all help to the state government for the project," he said during Question Hour.

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has already approved the disbursal of Rs 330 crore to Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) to start acquiring land for the sanctioned international airport at Jewar in Greater Noida, bordering Delhi.

First Published: Thu, January 04 2018. 15:03 IST
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