Pema Khandu requested Union Minister of State (Independent) for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri for early start of commercial flight services for Tezu
Chief Minister Pema Khandu today called on Union Minister of State (Independent) for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri and congratulated him on assuming the office.
During the call on, Chief Minister apprised the Union Minister on the progress of land acquisition with regard to construction of Greenfield Airport at Hollongi, Itanagar and requested for expeditious completion of the project through a Project Monitoring Committee to be constituted under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Civil Aviation, Government of India, with Chief Secretary of Arunachal Pradesh as one of the members.
Chief Minister also requested the Union Minister for early start of commercial flight services for Tezu Airport constructed by the Airports Authority of India.
Also requesting for helicopter services under regional connectivity scheme (RCS) to be made operational, Chief Minister said the selected operators under UDAN are yet to start the actual operation in Arunachal and requested for intervention so that Heliports under RCS becomes operational.
Chief Minister was accompanied by Arunachal Tourism Minister Nakap Nalo.