Jewar Airport: UP Government releases first installment to start land acquisition process

To kick-start, the construction work of Jewar Airport, the Uttar Pradesh Government has recently released the first installment of Rs 250 crore to start the land acquisition process. The orders for the same have been issued by civil aviation secretary Surya Pal Gangwar on October 20.

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As per the order issued by the state Govt, the funds have been released following the issuance of notification under Section 11 of the Land Acquisition Act. So, in accordance with the notification, the Govt has released 10% of the total projected value i.e. Rs 250 crores.

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Jewar Airport: Agency to study how to link it with Delhi/NCR

In a recent development, the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) has invited bids for selecting a consultant that will study ways to connect the proposed Jewar Airport to Delhi and other important cities of NCR. The last date to submit applications is October 24, as told by YEIDA officials.

Jewar Airport Agency to study how to link it with Delhi NCR

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According to Shailendra Bhatia, an officer on special duty at YEIDA, the consultant applying should have an annual turnover of at least Rs 20 crore in the last three financial years and should be able to submit the report within four months.

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Jewar airport: Land acquisition process expected to start by October-end

After receiving the consent of more than 70% farmers for the land acquisition of Jewar Airport, the Gautam Budh Nagar administration is now working on the proposal for the same of the proposed Jewar international airport project which will be prepared by this week. According to the authority officials, the UP government is expected to start the acquisition process by the end of October.

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A senior authority official has revealed that currently they are preparing the proposal for the acquisition and as per the procedure; the process will begin after UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath approves the social impact assessment (SIA) report.

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UP Government all set to invite bids for Jewar Airport in November

In order to kick-start the work of Jewar Airport, the UP Govt is all set to invite bids to appoint the developer in the month of November. The information has been given by the CEO of YEIDA that is also the nodal agency for the International Airport.

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Elaborating on the above development, Arunvir Singh CEO, YEIDA said, “The airport schedule is on track, and the process to award the contract to a concessionaire (the company that will build and operate the airport, like GMR, does for IGI) is likely to be completed in January 2019. By then, the land acquisition work also likely to be completed.”

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UP Government approves impact study of Jewar Airport

In a recent meeting, the UP Government has given its approval on the social impact assessment (SIA) report that encompasses the details of the land identified for the development of Jewar Airport. The meeting took place few days back in Lucknow in the presence of UP chief secretary Anup Chandra Pandey, members of Noida International Airport Limited, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) India and other UP government officials.

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During the meeting, PwC gave a presentation about the concession agreement draft to the chief secretary. After the meeting, a senior UP Govt official said, “The UP government will first approve the SIA report in the cabinet, and then issue a notification to make way for land acquisition,”

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YEIDA: Proposal for Elevated road to connect Jewar and IGI airport

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Area (YEIDA) has decided to conduct a feasibility study to connect the proposed Jewar International Airport and Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport via an elevated road. The Authority will float an e-tender to rope in a consultant for the study.

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In order to provide a smooth connectivity between both the airports an elevated road is proposed which will be 40-kilometers in distance. The officials are also working on other alternative options like Rapid Rail Transport System (RRTS), Pod Taxi etc.

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UP Govt Signals ‘Go Ahead’ on Formation of Joint Venture Company for Jewar Airport

The Council of Ministers in UP cabinet gave the approval to float a joint venture company for the construction of Jewar airport which is proposed to be constructed in Jewar near Bulandshahr city.

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This thumbs-up from the Uttar Pradesh cabinet is believed to be the final go-ahead in the entire subject matter. According to the Officials, the Joint Venture Company named Noida International Airport Limited is formed with the inclusion of three civic authorities that are Noida Authority, Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority [GNIDA] and Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority [YEIDA]. The UP State Government also holds stake in this Joint Venture Company apart from these authorities.

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Jewar Airport: UP Government to spend Rs 4,000 crore on land acquisition

The Uttar Pradesh Government in a recent meeting said that Rs 4,000 crore will be spent towards land acquisition for the Noida international Greenfield airport at Jewar. The meeting which took place on Wednesday was attended by officials of state civil aviation department, and Noida, Greater Noida Authority and Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA).

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After the meeting, a statement was released by the state government officials, which said, “Out of Rs 4000 crore, Rs 1500 crore will be made available by budget allocated to state civil aviation department, while another Rs 1500 crore will be provided by Noida.  An amount of Rs 500 crore each shall be shared by Greater Noida Authority and Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) respectively.”

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