The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Adani Enterprises Limited for providing Reserved Services which includes Customs, Immigration, Plant & Animal quarantine services, Health services, Meteorological & Security services in the Airports of Jaipur, Guwahati & Thiruvananthapuram.
- The agreement was signed between Rubina Ali, Joint Secretary, MoCA & Parikshit Paul, Senior Vice President, Adani Enterprises.
- Government of India (GoI) had privatised 6 major Airports in the country – Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Mangaluru, Jaipur, Guwahati & Thiruvananthapuram in 2019.
- Through a Competitive bidding process, the Adani Group won the rights to run the 6 Airports for 50 years.
- The Adani group had taken control of the Airports in Lucknow, Ahmedabad & Mangalore in 2020 and It is yet to take charge of the remaining Airports.
i.Communication Navigation Surveillance-Air Traffic Management (CNS-ATM) agreement was signed between Airports Authority of India (AAI) & Adani Enterprises to provide Communication & Air traffic management services at the Airports of Jaipur, Guwahati & Thiruvananthapuram.
ii.It was signed between S.Swaminathan, General Manager, ATS, Airport Authority of India & Parikshit Paul, Senior Vice President, Adani Enterprises.
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About Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA)
Union Minister – Jyotiraditya M Scindia (Rajya Sabha, Madhya Pradesh)
Minister of State (MoS) – General (Retd.) Vijay Kumar Singh (Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh)
About Adani Enterprises
Founded in July 1988.
Managing Director (MD) – Rajesh Adani
Headquarters – Ahmedabad, Gujarat