Aranmula airport gets MoEF go-ahead

Turning a blind eye to protests by environmentalists, the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has given clearance to the private airport project at Aranmula in Pathanamthitta district.

With the MoEF giving environmental clearance to the project, the KGS Aranmula  International Airport Ltd, promoters of the airport, has obtained all the approvals for the Rs 2,000 crore project that will be constructed over 700 acres.

Disclosing the details here on Tuesday, KGS Aranmula Ltd Managing Director Gigi George and Executive Director T P Nandakumar said the airport will be developed without any damage to the environment or harming the heritage and culture of the area.

Full report here New Indian Express


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