AAI, DRDO and Govt of Jharkhand Sign Tripartite MoU for Devt of Deoghar Airport
NEW DELHI. Airports Authority of Ind ia ( AAI), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Government of Jharkhand signed a tripartite MoU for development of Deoghar Airport in Deoghar district of Jharkhand.
The existing Deoghar Airport would be developed for operations of A- 320 and C-130 Aircraft. The signing of MoU took place in a ceremony held at the Chief Minister’s residence in Ranchi, the state capital of Jharkhand.
The Government of Jharkhand has acquired 600.34 acres of land which will be handed over to AAI apart from the existing 53.41 acres Deoghar Airport land. The time frame given to develop and operationalise the Deoghar Airport is two years.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha and Minister of Transport, Govt of Jharkhand CP Singh, graced the occasion.