IN­TER­NA­TIONAL AIR­PORTS

The much awaited Cargo Vil­lage at Delhi In­ter­na­tional Air­port will start func­tion­ing by 2015, con­firmed Pradeep Pan­icker, CCO, Delhi In­ter­na­tional Air­port Limited (DIAL), while in­ter­act­ing with Car­gotalk.

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Cargo Vil­lage at Delhi Air­port will be op­er­a­tional by 2015

cur­rently the process of RFP (re­quest for pro­posal) is on and sev­eral bid­ders have al­ready sub­mit­ted their pro­pos­als. The RFP will be closed by Septem­ber 30 this year and the Cargo Vil­lage pro­ject will be awarded to suc­cess­ful bid­ders by Jan­uary 2014. The con­struc­tion works is likely to start by April 2014 and com­mer­cial op­er­a­tion is ex­pected to start by 2015. DIAL has iden­ti­fied ap­prox­i­mately 40 acres of land in close prox­im­ity to the Cargo Ter­mi­nals for the am­bi­tious Cargo Vil­lage pro­ject. It will have ap­prox­i­mately 60,000 sqm for ware­hous­ing and 19,000 sqm of of­fice space. In ad­di­tion, the Vil­lage will have park­ing fa­cil­i­ties, pub­lic ser­vices, bank­ing and can­teen. There will be a Cen­tral ac­cess gate to Cargo Vil­lage and Cargo Ter­mi­nal area.

Ac­cord­ing to the DIAL of­fi­cial, the Cargo Vil­lage will dras­ti­cally re­duce cargo pro­cess­ing and clear­ing time at the air­port, re­sult­ing is en­hance­ment of vol­ume of cargo (both ex­port and im­port). Though there is a lull in de­mand, DIAL is

The Cargo Vil­lage will dras­ti­cally re­duce cargo pro­cess­ing and clear­ing time at the air­port, re­sult­ing is en­hance­ment of vol­ume of cargo”

Pradeep Pan­icker cco, delhi in­ter­na­tional air­port limited

op­ti­mistic the growth will be re­mark­able by the time the Cargo Vil­lage is ready for op­er­a­tional.

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