Aviation Ministry officials review progress of Jewar Airport, construction tender to be floated by June

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Saurabh Kumar

An important meeting took place at the Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday evening regarding Jewar International Airport.

During the high profile meeting the issue of determining the tender process and conditions for the construction of the airport were also discussed. On behalf of the aviation ministry, the nodal agency for construction of Jewar Airport i.e. Yamuna Authority has been asked to take suggestions from field experts and construction companies before preparing the documents of the tender. The step has been suggested so that more and more companies can participate for applying tender.

After receiving the theoretical permission for Jewar International Airport, different processes for its construction are going on at a rapid pace.

PWC (Price Water House Coopers) which has already submitted TEFR report, is also preparing the tender document. By June, there is a plan to release global tender for the construction of the airport. The target of finalizing a company for the same has been fixed for September-October so that the airport’s foundation stone could be laid down in October.

During the meeting the progress of land acquisition and preparation of tender documents was also overviewd by the aviation ministry.

Yamuna Authority CEO Dr. Arun veer Singh also remained present during the meeting.

As per sources the tender document and regulations are being formulated in such a way that maximum number of global giants can take part in bidding process and the best among them can be selected for the construction of Greenfield Airport at Jewar.

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