Thane: City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd (CIDCO) will set up an Aviation Academy for the training of manpower required for the proposed Navi Mumbai International airport, its joint managing director V Radha said.
The work of the proposed airport is likely to begin next year and the first phase has been scheduled to be completed in 2019, she said. Radha was talking to reporters yesterday during a presentation on the ongoing projects of CIDCO here.
The Navi Mumbai airport project, for which CIDCO is the nodal agency, is in its final stages of getting approvals and all pending permissions and clearances will be in hand soon, she said, adding, post which agency (to develop and operate the airport) will be finalised.
She said all major project approvals clearances, namely from Ministry of Civil Aviation, Environment and CRZ clearance from Ministry of Environment and Forest, defence clearance, are in place, while clearance from MPCB (Maharashtra Pollution Control Board) was also obtained.
14/10/15 PTI/India Today