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27 helipads constructed, operational in Bengal till May: CM

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said 27 helipads have been constructed and made operational in the state till May this year.

Banerjee, in a post on International Civil Aviation Day, also said the has introduced low-cost from the metropolis.

"Today is International Civil Aviation Day. In #Bangla, as of May 2018, 27 helipads have been completed and put to use.

"Low cost-passengerfriendly helicopter connectivity between #Kolkata and other destinations like Malda, Balurghat, Digha and Gangasagar have been introduced," the CM tweeted.

The had in 1996 proclaimed December 7 as International Civil Aviation Day.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 09:15 IST