By Bizodisha Bureau, Bhubaneswar, September 13, 2018: Yet another airport is proposed to be set up near Dhamra port in Bhadrak district with Odisha government according in-principle approval to a proposal by the Adani Group.

The approval was given at a high level meeting presided over by chief secretary A P Padhi on Tuesday.

The Dhamara Port Company Limited (DPCL), run by the Adani Group, had earlier proposed to set up the airport to boost commercial activities near its port. Accepting the DPCL’s proposal, the state government had sought a detail project report (DPR) for establishment of a commercial airport near

Meanwhile, the Bhadrak district administration has acquired some land for the proposed airport and for setting up a port based industrial park.

Reviewing the development, Mr Padhi directed the port authorities to set up an ultra-modern community health centre at Dhamra for the health requirement of the local community.

With a target to set up an industrial park at Dhamra, Mr Padhi also asked the works department to finalise the tender process for widening of Jamujhadi-Dhamara road and finish the work within 15 days.

The government has also planned to set up a police station near the port.

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