Surat airport expansion project gets environmental clearance from Centre: CR Patil

Surat: Lok Sabha member of Navsari, CR Patil today in a statement said Surat airport expansion project has received environmental clearance from ministry of environment and forest, government of India.

Patil said the extension work of Surat airport was possible only after environment clearance certificate from the Centre which was pending. Due to lack of env. clearance certificate Rs. 201 crore works were stalled out of Rs. 360 crore grand approved for the project.

Patil said he had made representation through a letter and also through one-to-one meeting with union environment and forest minister Shri Prakash Javdekar, following which the clearance certificate and NOC are issued.

He said he has been informed by the minister in this regard through a letter.

Patil said, with environmental clearance, the project to expand terminal building and construction of new parallel taxi track will resume with speed.


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