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Delay in commissioning of Mopa Airport due to SC Stay Order: Goa CM

Panjim: The Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar today informed State Assembly that there could be a delay in the commissioning of phase I of Mopa Airport due to stay on tree cutting earlier and status quo ordered by the Supreme Court this month.

In a written reply in response to a question asked by BJP MLA Rajesh Patnekar, the Chief Minister, who also holds Aiprort Portfolio, he said, ‘Construction of Phase I of Mopa Airport has commenced and is expected to be commissioned by September 2020 as per Concession Agreement. 

“As per Concession Agreement the Phase I of the airport is to be commissioned by September 2020. However, there could be a delay in the commissioning of Phase I due to stay on tree cutting earlier and status quo ordered by the Supreme Court vide order dated 18/1/2019,” he further stated.

He said the airport would be constructed in four phases with design capacity of 4.4 million passengers per annum (mppa), 5.8 mppa, 9.4 mppa and 13.1 mppa. 

Savio Rodrigues

Savio Rodrigues Founder & Editor-in-Chief GoaChronicle.com

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