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Cabinet approves leasing out of 6 airports under PPP model

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Thursday approved the leasing out of six airports -- Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati, and -- for operation, management and development under the (PPP).

The cabinet provided "in-principle" approval for leasing out the airports under the PPP model, said an official statement.

Currently, the airports being managed under the PPP model include Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and

"While these PPP experiments have helped create world class airports, it has also helped AAI (Airports Authority of India) in enhancing its revenues and focusing on developing airports and in the rest of the country," it said.

As per the statement, PPP in infrastructure projects brings efficiency in service delivery, expertise, enterprise and professionalism apart from harnessing the needed investments in the public sector.

The decision to lease the airports under the PPP model is expected to enhance the revenue to AAI and increase the economic development in the concerned areas in terms of job creation and related infrastructure, as per the statement.



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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 21:48 IST