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CCEA approves construction of New Domestic Terminal Building at Patna Airport

 

 

CCEA approved construction of New Domestic Terminal Building at Patna Airport: Details, Aim, Highlights

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 27th September 2018, has approved the construction of New Domestic Terminal Building and other allied structures at (Jay Prakash Narayan Airport) Patna airport.

The construction of the New Domestic Terminal Building and other allied structure would cost about Rs.1,216.90 crores.

This development is a part of the ‘Package for Bihar’, announced by the Prime Minister.

This new terminal building project is believed to increase the passenger handling capacity of the Patna airport upto 4.5 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) from existing 0.7 MPPA.

The new terminal building shall have an area of 65,155 square metres, including basement area of 18,650 sqm and shall be equipped with world-class passenger facilities. With the construction, there will be an increase in economic activities in the Patna region, which will thus create new job opportunities.

Bihar (India)

Formation: 22 March 1912 

Statehood: 26 January 1950  (Bihar Diwas)          

Capital: Patna

Largest City: Patna

Districts: 38

Chief Minister: Nitish Kumar.

Governor: Lalji Tandon.


 

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