In­te­grated Cargo Ter­mi­nal at Im­phal Air­port

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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.

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