Integrated Cargo Terminal at Imphal Airport
Airports Authority of India (AAI) will construct an integrated cargo terminal at Imphal Airport after obtaining grant-in-aid under Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES) of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. The Government of Manipur had planned to establish an Export Import Cargo Terminal (EICT) at Tulihal, Imphal Airport under ASIDE Scheme of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
The proposed cargo terminal will give a boost to the export of handicrafts and perishable cargo. The estimated cost of construction is `16.20 crores. Out of this, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry has sanctioned a grant of `12.96 crores under TIES. The balance amount to construct will be met out of internal sources of AAI.