Published On: Sat, Nov 11th, 2017

Small aircrafts to begin operations at Naini Saini airstrip in March 2018

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Additional Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand, Om Prakash, said that the air service will start on the Naini Saini Airstrip from March next year. In the first phase, 22 seater aircraft will land. Today is the last day for tender for airfare.

On Friday, the Additional Chief Secretary  landed  on the Naini Saini airstrip from helicopter. They inspected the runway. Talking to journalists after inspection, he said that in all possibility flights will start in the month of March 2018 from Naini Saini .The process is speeding at the level of the Airport Authority of India. Looking at this process, it is decided to start air service from March. He said that according to the signals so far, 22 seater airplanes will fly in the first phase.

Additional Chief Secretary said that provision has been made in the supplementary budget for the construction of base hospital in Pithoragarh. Soon the money will be released for it. Regarding the approved medical college in Pithoragarh, the work is going on at the governance level.

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