According to Uttar Pradesh Government, nearly 3,000 hectares of land will be needed for the development of an international airport at Jewar near Noida and 1,206 hectares costing around Rs 3,000 crore would be needed in the first phase. As per reports, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet headed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has given its nod for formalities to be completed.
Commenting on the issue, a Government Official told the media, “The airport in Gautam Buddha Nagar will be developed in four phases. The cabinet gave its go-ahead to complete formalities to apply with the Union government for in-principle approval for development of the Jewar airport.
“In all, 3,000 hectares of land will be needed for the project. Out of this, 1206 hectares at an estimated cost of Rs 3,000 crore will be required in first phase. The Union government had given site clearance approval for the project on July 5. The Union home ministry has also given a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) for the project on October 5,” he added.