Rs 3,513 crore approved by Maharashtra for proposed Purandar airport
The state government gave administrative and financial approval of Rs 3,513 crore for land acquisition for the proposed Purandar airporton Wednesday.
A GR issued by the general administrative department (GAD) said the state has approved the amount for acquiring about 2,376 hectares in Purandar. Of the amount, Rs 2,713 crore has been earmarked for land acquisition. The remaining is for other acquisitions. The GR said the amount would be given to Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC), which would be the Special Planning Authority (SPA) for the project.