Guwahati airport plans to get its own perishable cargo centre
To cater to the growing demand of cold chain solutions for perishable products, appropriate measures are being taken by the government. The recent step is being taken by Airports Authority of India (AAI) and its cargo subsidiary AAICLAS to open its perishable cargo centre at LokapriyaGopinathBordoloi International Airport, Guwahati which is being built by Assam Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC).
A team of AAI, AAICLAS and AIDC and officials from State Government visited the site which is near its completion of the cargo centre last week. The team was led by Sanjeev Jindal, Regional Executive Director, AAI; Ramesh Kumar, Airport Director, LGBI Airport.
Airports Authority of India had leased 4050 sq. mt. of land to AIDC for a period of seven years for establishing Center for Perishable Cargo at Guwahati airport with a capacity to handle 10,000 MT of perishable cargo with a Nominal Licence Fees of Rs.1/per annum with No Royalty, vide Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India directives with approval of Cabinet.