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Centre mulls aerotropolis in Assam

 

The Centre is planning to build an aerotropolis in Assam and has sought 2,000 acres from the state for the purpose, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said. The issue was discussed during a meeting between him and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here for development of the civil aviation sector in the state, an official release said. “Mr. Sinha proposed to build an aerotropolis in the state which would bring huge benefits to the region in terms of civil aviation and air connectivity,” the statement said. He requested the chief minister to allot 2,000 acres an hour’s journey away from Guwahati city near Brahmaputra river.

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