New Delhi: Two airports run by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) have been conferred with Sir Visvesvaraya Award at AAI’s annual Engineer’s Day conference in New Delhi. AAI’s Rupsi and Hindon airport received the award for finishing projects on time.
Rupsi airport completed in record time
The newly built and re-developed Rupsi Airport has been completed in record time with all mandatory safety standards in place for operating an airport. Work on the airport started in December 2018. The airport is a second World War-era airport in Assam which was redeveloped by AAI and is considered to be one of the toughest stations of the North East Region because of its location. The people involved in the completion of the Rupsi Airport Project include Regional Executive Director Sanjeev Jindal, B Pandey, Balamurgan, Mehbub Ahmad and several other members of Rupsi team. It is the encouragement and dedication of the engineers’ as a team that AAI has achieved this target and are completing the toughest assignments in the country, said Jindal. “We are creating world class infrastructure and maintaining highest safety standards in aviation for the passengers,” he added.
AAI Engineer’s Guild Souvenir & logo released
On the Engineers’ Day, AAI Chairman Anuj Aggarwal released AAI Engineer’s Guild Souvenir and new logo. He hailed the engineers for designing maintenance-friendly infra & for assimilating sustainability in it. On the occasion, AK Pathak, AAI Member (Planning), requested all AAI Engineers to commit themselves to high-quality standards in line with ICAO and India’s civil aviation requirements (CAR).
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