Indian Air Force To Spend Rs 8,000 Crore On Modernisation Of Airfields



The Indian Air Force is organizing modernisation of runways, developing landing grounds and other base at an expense of about Rs 8,000 crore under its Eastern Command, IAF authorities said.

“The Eastern Air Command of the IAF is will continue modernisation of runways, Advance Landing Grounds (ALGs) and other related framework worth about Rs 8,000 crore under it region of obligation,” IAF Spokesperson Amit Mahajan said at a meeting in Shillong on Thursday.

This is notwithstanding Rs 1,100 crore put aside every year for other open asset consumption, he said.

The exchange occurred at a three-day meeting of Senior Accounts Officers (SAOs) of all airbases under Eastern Air Command.

Led by EAC Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Air Marshal C Hari Kumar, the gathering laid accentuation on the convention for acquisition process, review and utilization of non-open assets for welfare-related exercises of air warriors, Mahajan said.

Essential Integrated Financial Advisor Rasika Choube, Air Vice Marshal Manavendra Singh who is a senior officer responsible for organization, was likewise present at the meeting.

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