AAI To Develop Greenfield Airport

Airport Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken the work of constructing a Greenfield Airport at Hollongi, 15 km from Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh with estimated cost of Rs. 650 crore.

The project includes development work i.e. construction of airport pavements, air side work, terminal Building and city side works. The tentative date for completion of the project is November, 2022.

AAI said that the building’s envelope is influenced by the surrounding landscapes. Moving away from the strict geometry of straight lines and angles, the roof form is organic and establishes instant connection with the viewer. The building interior is designed to emanate a sense of calm to the passengers.

Presently, no airport exists in vicinity of Itanagar, the closest one being Lilabari Airport which is at a distance of 80 km in the state of Assam and takes around three hours to reach by road.


Dilip Buildcon JV Emerges Lowest Bidder

Highways builder Dilip Buildcon’s joint venture has emerged as the lowest bidder for a stretch of the Delhi-Vadodara expressway in Rajasthan.

The company had bid Rs 1,000.08 crore for the project to be executed under Bharatmala Pariyojna.

“Dilip Buildcon through JV has been declared as L-1 bidder for a new EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) project viz ‘construction of eight lane access controlled expressway starting near junction with NH 12 near village Ummedpura to major bridge over Takli river near Nayagaon Jageer village section of Delhi-Vadodara greenfield alignment under Bharatmala in Rajasthan,” the company said in a regulatory filing.

It said the company through its joint venture Dilip Buildcon Ltd – Altis Holding Corporation has been declared as the lowest bidder by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The completion period for the 8.3-km project is 30 months.


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