was declared the winning bidder for the Greenfield international airport that will be built on 1,160 hectares in phases and will eventually cater to 60 million passengers per year.
The Narendra Modi government has put on hold privatisation of six major airports keeping in mind the Comptroller and Auditor General of India's ( CAG) criticism of the United Progressive Alliance government for having offered a ' sweetened' deal to private operators DIAL and MIAL
for the Delhi and Mumbai airports respectively.
And, in Mumbai, AI said it has vacated a hangar - unfreezing land worth Rs 100 crore - for MIAL
will leverage Wipro's leadership in airport operations and technology innovations to deliver newer services, seamless processes and enhanced experience to passengers and airlines.
In addition to this, MIAL
also allocated additional check-in counters to airlines to cater to passengers who were scheduled on cancelled flights", it further read.
has already served two notices to Kingfisher demanding clearance of dues totalling Rs53 crore.
GVK is promoted by GV Krishna Reddy, who is the Chairman of MIAL
, and his son GV Sanjay Reddy, who is the MD.
has been allotted 1,976 acres of land for development of airport and as per concession agreement out of this around 10% i.
Another question being raised is why private security guards, belonging to private agencies, have been engaged by MIAL
to man sensitive areas of the airport, including the Cargo Complex where there is a lot of vehicular movement for loading and unloading.
The dues pertain to parking charges, navigation and other services offered by MIAL
in the normal course of airlines operations.
contracted Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL) to work out a resettlement programme to identify alternative land and relocate the approximately 80,000 people who live there.
has used all sorts of excuses to continue with the unauthorised withdrawals and justify them in contravention of all rules and regulations, the report states.