Ministry of civil aviation gives inprinciple nod to the project, paving the way for Yamuna expressway authority to invite bids for concessionaire to develop a second airport in Delhi NCR. THE union ministry of civil aviation on Monday gave in principle approval for the ‘Greenfield Noida international airport’ at Jewar along the 165-km Yamuna Expressway that connects Greater Noida and Agra. The Yamuna Expressway industrial development authority (YEIDA) submitted a presentation about the detailed project report and techno-economic feasibility report (TEFR) before a steering committee headed by the secretary, ministry of civil aviation. The committee has members from the home, civil aviation, defence and finance ministries and the Airports Authority of India among other departments.
Source : Hindustan Times