Published On: Sun, Oct 18th, 2015

11 places in Pithoragarh to get helipad

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Government constructing helipad’s from disaster and tourism’s point of view

Pithoragarh: Helipads are being constructed at eleven different places in Pithoragarh district to cater disaster management and tourism.

The government has already approved construction of helipads at Munsiyari, Sosa, Tijam, Chaukori, Gunji, Milam, Gunji, Bundi, Askote, Bagudyar and Jaguar.

In the first phase, helipads at Munsiyari, Sosa, Tijam, and Chaukori would be completed. The helipad at Munsiyari is already completed and others are under construction.

In the second phase, helipads would be constructed at Askote, Jaguar and Gunji. The helipad at Gunji would be suitable for H2 category choppers including MI 17s. Besides, two helipads would be constructed at Jauljibi as part of the approved disaster management centre that would soon come up here.

The district administration has already sent proposals for improving the temporary helipad infrastructure at Bugudyar, Milam and Bundi.

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