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Andhra allots 500 acres for proposed Bhogapuram Airport

IANS  |  Amaravati 

The government on Friday decided to allot 500 acres of land for the proposed at in district.

The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by The land is spread over six acres of land.

In 2005, the government had issued notification to acquire 2,004 acres of land for the project at Bhogapuram, 40 km from the port city of Visakhapatnam, where the existing airport belongs to the

To be developed on 2,703 acres under public-private partnership mode, it will be an integrated airport with Aerocity, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility and

The cabinet also decided to allot 70 acres of land for Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) at for developing a

As this was possibly the last cabinet meeting before the elections, it took many key decisions, especially with regard to land allotments.

Information and and briefed media about the cabinet decisions.

The cabinet agreed to allot 140 acres of land for in district. propose to set up multi-stream university with multi superspeciality hospital. The university proposes to invest Rs.5,000 crore in 10 years.

The cabinet decided to set up (JNTU) Amaravati. said this would be a model university.

ATwenty acres of land was allotted at Ibrahimpatnam in district for

To meet the future water requirements of state capital Amaravati, it was decided to build a barrage across River at an estimated cost of Rs.3,278 crore.

The cabinet also gave its nod for 20 percent interim relief to state government employees with effect from July 1, 2018.



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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 23:10 IST