AAI to build integrated cargo terminal at Imphal airport

The facility will give an impetus to the export of handicraft items and perishable cargo

GN Bureau | September 13, 2017


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 An integrated cargo terminal will be built by Airports Authority of India (AAI) after obtaining grant-in-aid under trade infrastructure for export scheme (TIES) of union ministry of commerce and industry. 

 
The proposed terminal will give an impetus to the export of handicraft items and perishable cargo. It will also help generate employment opportunities in the north eastern region of the country. EICT will help establish better connectivity with south and southeast Asia and give a boost to trade between India and the ASEAN countries.
 
The estimated cost construction of the cargo terminal is Rs 16.20 crore. Out of this, the ministry of commerce and industry has sanctioned a grant of Rs 12.96 crore.

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