Land Survey for NCC Hangar Unit

Published: 01st September 2015 03:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st September 2015 03:56 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The NCC Air Squadron here has decided to conduct a survey to identify a suitable spot near the city airport to set up a permanent hangar.

The decision was taken during a meet presided over by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.  District Collector Biju Prabhakar has been entrusted with the responsibility to identify the land.

The area near the hangar unit of Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology (RGAAT), which is looked at as a potential spot, would be handed over to NCC  if the survey finds the spot feasible. The modalities for making the Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technologyhangar unit into a temporary unit of NCC would also be discussed.

 The airport authorities would be approached for taking over the control of the unit. During the meet, a decision was also taken to approach the Ministry of Civil Aviation in case the airport authorities decide to reduce the `40 lakh payable to them  by the RGAAT authorities. Higher Education Department secretary B Srinivas, NCC additional director general Major General C P Singh, DDG Brigadier Sanal Kumar, Wing Commander Sreenivas and Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology and airport authorities participated in the meet.

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