Social Media Corner 10th December

Published By : Admin | December 10, 2016 | 19:13 IST

Haryana agriculture market goes digital

Farmers of Gujarat set a new benchmark

After demonetisation, transactions on e-wallets have increased

India’s Tax collection has gone up

Govt decides to print plastic currency notes to check counterfeiting

India, Vietnam sign N-pact – Enhancing Strong Ties with Asian Nation

Inflation cooled down after Demonetisation

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No ifs and buts in anybody's mind about India’s capabilities: PM Modi on 77th Independence Day at Red Fort

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Cabinet approves development of Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi
June 19, 2024

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved the proposal of Airports Authority of India (AAI) for development of Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi including Construction of New Terminal Building, Apron Extension, Runway Extension, Parallel Taxi Track & Allied works.

The estimated financial outgo will be Rs. 2869.65 Crore for enhancing the passenger handling capacity of the airport to 9.9 million passengers per annum (MPPA) from the existing 3.9 MPPA. The New Terminal Building, which encompasses an area of 75,000 sqm is designed for a capacity of 6 MPPA and for handling 5000 Peak Hour Passengers (PHP). It is designed to offer a glimpse of the vast cultural heritage of the city.

The proposal includes extending the runway to dimensions 4075m x 45m and constructing a new Apron to park 20 aircraft. Varanasi airport will be developed as a green airport with the primary objective of ensuring environmental sustainability through energy optimization, waste recycling, carbon footprint reduction, solar energy utilization, and incorporation of natural daylighting, alongside other sustainable measures throughout the planning, development, and operational stages.