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Cargo hub on cards in Chhattisgarh to reach international markets

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had submitted a proposal for the hub at the 23rd meeting of the central zonal committee, held recently in Bhopal

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The products, confined to local markets, will now travel to the rest of the country and abroad

R Krishna Das Raipur
Endowed with rich minerals and forest wealth, the land-locked state of Chhattisgarh is likely to have an international cargo hub at Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had submitted a proposal for the hub at the 23rd meeting of the central zonal committee, held recently in Bhopal. The meeting was chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

“The proposal of the state government was approved in the meeting and work on the project will start after completing the formalities,” a state government spokesperson said. This will open new doors for development, he added.

The hub would facilitate putting Chhattisgarh’s

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First Published: Aug 25 2022 | 6:56 PM IST

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