Rs 5.65 cr sanctioned for expansion of Kolhapur Airport
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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 17:55
Kolhapur: Maharashtra Government has sanctioned over Rs 5 crore for the expansion of the Kolhapur airport.

A decision to sanction Rs 5.65 crore was taken at a meeting regarding industrial development of Kolhapur held by Industries Minister, Rajendra Darda, in Mumbai yesterday.

Darda said that a decision regarding compensation to be given to farmers whose land would be acquired for the airport expansion project too would be taken soon as the decision is pending with the Prime Minister.

The expansion plan includes, road asphalting in airport area, parking service, metal detector, two towers for police and x-ray machine for checking luggage, etc.

In the meeting, a decision to allot 50 acres of land for Information technology Park (IT Park) from Kagal-Hatkanangle Five Star Industrial Estate was also taken.

Minister Hassan Mushriff, state housing minister Sachin Ahir, MLA of Kolhapur Satej Patil, Chief Executive Officer of MIDC K Shivaji, Industry Department secretary Ajit Khan, Kolhapur's collector Laxmikant Deshmukh were among others present on the occasion.


First Published: Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 17:55

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