The Maharashtra Government has given administrative and financial approval of Rs 35.13 bn for land acquisition for the proposed Purandar airport in Pune.
The state has reportedly approved the amount for acquiring about 2,376 hectare in Purandar. Of the amount, Rs 27.13 bn has been earmarked for land acquisition. The remaining is for other acquisitions. As reported, the amount will be given to Maharashtra Airport Development Company, which will be the Special Planning Authority (SPA) for the project.