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More than Rs 7000 cr required to upgrade Umroi Airport: Sniawbhalang

Shillong, July 2 (UNI) Meghalaya Transport Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar on Tuesday said that the government would require more than Rs 7000 crore to upgrade Umroi Airport in the state.
However, he said that discussions are still on whether to upgrade the airport or go for new ones with less expenditure.
“We wanted to enhance Umroi Airport but according to a report, it is not feasible because of some obstacles. We are discussing if we can build a new airport, may be, there will be less expenditure. But as of now we cannot say yes or no on this issue,” Dhar said.
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