Chief Minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha called on Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia in New Delhi on Monday.
During the meeting, the Chief Minister apprised the Union Minister of all the proposals pending the final approval of the Central Government for the development of the state’s aviation sector.
The Chief Minister requested for urgent approval of these project proposals in the interest of the people of the state.
In discussions with the Union Civil Aviation Minister, the Chief Minister raised the issue of declaring Agartala MBB Airport as an International Airport and night flights at MBB Airport.
Also, Chief Minister construction of green field airport at Hirachhara in Kailashahar, re-opening of cargo services in the state.
Request for direct flight between Agartala-Mumbai, Agartala-Hyderabad.
The Chief Minister also sought Union Ministry’s approval for commissioning of Kailashahar airport and construction of heli-ports at 6 proposed locations in the state.
Chief Minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha also called on Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani in New Delhi on Saturday.
During the meeting Chief Minister Saha requested the Union Minister to approve all the proposals for the welfare of women and children of the state which are under consideration of the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development.
During the meeting, the Chief Minister also sought the help of the Central Government in opening the closed Anganwadi centers in various parts of the state.
Besides, the Chief Minister also requested allocation of necessary funds for renovation of Anganwadi Centers under the Anganwadi Service Scheme.
The Chief Minister requested the Union Minister to consider the proposal sent for launching three new ICDS projects in remote aspirational blocks of Raisyhabari, Shilachari and Ganganagar Rd blocks of the state.
In discussions with the Union Minister, the Chief Minister requested price revision and rate hike in providing supplementary nutrition under Anganwadi Service Scheme, allocation of necessary funds for construction of 100-bed multi-specialty hospital for women and children.
CM also meets with Union trade minister Piyush Goyal and discussed on various issues including trade